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coronary artery

noun

Definition of coronary artery

  1. :  either of two arteries that arise one from the left and one from the right side of the aorta immediately above the semilunar valves and supply the tissues of the heart itself



1741

First Known Use of coronary artery

1741


Medical Dictionary

coronary artery

noun

Medical Definition of coronary artery

  1. :  either of two arteries that arise one from the left and one from the right side of the aorta immediately above the semilunar valves and supply the tissues of the heart itself



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