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 Her father, King George VI, died at the age of 56 from coronary thrombosis on February 6, 1952. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "The True Story Behind Queen Elizabeth II's Groundbreaking Coronation," 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, "Queen Elizabeth Will Officially Hit 67 Years on the Throne This Week—But Here's Why She Won't Celebrate the Occasion," 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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“Coronary thrombosis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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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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