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 In practical terms, a family history of premature coronary artery disease and obesity are among the most common CV risk factors taken into consideration when reviewing a subject. Christos Varounis, Scientific American, 3 Nov. 2021 People there had very little coronary artery disease, but men still had more evidence of blood vessel damage than women. al, 16 Nov. 2021 And none of this is to mention the links between cow’s milk consumption and many chronic health conditions, including obesity, diabetes, coronary artery disease, some cancers, even for those who are not intolerant of lactose. Simon Mainwaring, Forbes, 18 Oct. 2021 All adult medical doctors -- family physicians, internists and cardiologists especially -- need to be expert in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease. Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 14 Oct. 2021 This includes coronary artery disease, the kind of heart disease that leads to heart attacks. Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 27 Sep. 2021 Also called coronary artery disease, the condition is the leading cause of death and disability globally. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 21 July 2021 The initial decrease was driven by advances in medical practice that shifted the emphasis from convalescence — bed rest after a heart attack — to intervention and discharge — coronary artery stents to treat a heart attack. Tom Moon, Forbes, 7 May 2021 Reagan was diagnosed with spontaneous coronary artery dissection, a condition where a lining in an artery of the heart tears, preventing or slowing blood flow to the heart. Nikesha Elise Williams, SELF, 10 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of coronary artery

1741, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coronary artery was in 1741

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4 Dec 2021

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“Coronary artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coronary%20artery. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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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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