adjective cor·o·nary \ˈkr-ə-ˌner-ē, ˈkär-, -ˌne-rē\

: of or relating to the heart and especially to the vessels that supply blood to the heart

Full Definition of CORONARY

:  of, relating to, resembling, or being a crown or coronal
:  of, relating to, or being the coronary arteries or veins of the heart; broadly :  of or relating to the heart

First Known Use of CORONARY


Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral

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plural coronar·ies

Definition of CORONARY


Examples of CORONARY

  1. I almost had a coronary when I heard the news.

First Known Use of CORONARY


Other Medicine Terms

analgesia, angina, diabetes, hepatitis, homeopathy, logorrhea, palliate, pandemic
CORONARIES Defined for Kids


adjective cor·o·nary \ˈkr-ə-ˌner-ē\

Definition of CORONARY for Kids

:  of or relating to the heart or its blood vessels <a coronary artery>


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