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coronary artery disease


coronary artery disease

noun

Definition of CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE

:  a condition and especially one caused by atherosclerosis that reduces the blood flow through the coronary arteries to the heart muscle and typically results in chest pain or heart damage—called also coronary disease, coronary heart disease
February 27, 2015
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