coronary occlusion

noun

Definition of coronary occlusion

: the partial or complete blocking (as by a thrombus, by spasm, or by sclerosis) of a coronary artery

Examples of coronary occlusion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The elder Pulman died June 17, 1940, of a coronary occlusion related to a ruptured appendix with general peritonitis, according to his death certificate. Paula Allen, San Antonio Express-News, 23 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of coronary occlusion

1940, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coronary occlusion was in 1940

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

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coronary occlusion

noun

Medical Definition of coronary occlusion

: the partial or complete blocking (as by a thrombus, by spasm, or by sclerosis) of a coronary artery

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