coronary thrombosis


Definition of coronary thrombosis

: the blocking of a coronary artery of the heart by a thrombus

Examples of coronary thrombosis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now aged 95, the Queen ascended to the throne on Feb. 6, 1952 when her father, George VI, died of coronary thrombosis. K.j. Yossman, Variety, 10 Jan. 2022 Her father, King George VI, died at the age of 56 from coronary thrombosis on February 6, 1952. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, 10 June 2019 Elizabeth went from Princess Elizabeth to Queen Elizabeth on February 6, 1952, when George VI died of a coronary thrombosis after battling health problems stemming from, among other things, a lifetime of heavy smoking. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, 3 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of coronary thrombosis

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coronary thrombosis was in 1912

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19 Jan 2022

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“Coronary thrombosis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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Medical Definition of coronary thrombosis

: the blocking of a coronary artery of the heart by a thrombus

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