coronary artery

noun

Definition of coronary artery

: 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

Examples of coronary artery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Aside from age, Trump also allegedly has a common form of heart disease called coronary artery disease, CNN reported back in 2018. Elizabeth Gulino, refinery29.com, "Trump Has A “Mild” Case Of COVID-19. What Does It Mean For His Health?," 4 Oct. 2020 The New York Times also reported in 2018 that Trump likely has or could develop coronary artery disease, according to results from his physical exam. Elizabeth Gulino, refinery29.com, "Trump Has A “Mild” Case Of COVID-19. What Does It Mean For His Health?," 4 Oct. 2020 My doctors diagnosed me with coronary artery disease. Julie D., Woman's Day, "Finding Purpose While Living With a Chronic Cancer," 24 Sep. 2020 While being checked for a stomach illness thought to be associated with the change in altitude, Jones was found to have an anomalous coronary artery, a congenital heart abnormality. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, "Cyrus Jones hopes to play again after heart surgery," 23 Sep. 2020 An autopsy did not determine a cause of death but listed intense physical exertion and a narrow left coronary artery as contributing factors, according to the police overview. Ray Sanchez And Leslie Perrot, CNN, "Colorado health officials investigate ketamine use in police-custody death of Elijah McClain," 29 July 2020 Philbin's cause of death has been revealed as a heart attack stemming from coronary artery disease, a medical examiner's office said Thursday. Ashley Shaffer, USA TODAY, "'America was built by John Lewises'," 30 July 2020 An autopsy did not determine a cause of death but listed intense physical exertion and a narrow left coronary artery as contributing factors, according to the police overview. Ray Sanchez And Leslie Perrot, CNN, "Colorado health officials investigate ketamine use in police-custody death of Elijah McClain," 29 July 2020 An autopsy did not determine a cause of death but listed intense physical exertion and a narrow left coronary artery as contributing factors, according to the police overview. Ray Sanchez And Leslie Perrot, CNN, "Colorado health officials investigate ketamine use in police-custody death of Elijah McClain," 29 July 2020

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First Known Use of coronary artery

1741, in the meaning defined above

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“Coronary artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coronary%20artery. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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coronary artery

noun

Medical Definition of coronary artery

: 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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