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

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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, "Mystery man in family photo might be former President Roosevelt," 23 Dec. 2017

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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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