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coronary heart disease

noun

Definition of coronary heart disease

  1. :  a condition and especially one caused by atherosclerosis that reduces blood flow through the coronary arteries to the heart and typically results in chest pain or heart damage —called also coronary artery disease



1949

First Known Use of coronary heart disease

1949


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coronary heart disease

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