coronary thrombosis

noun

Definition of coronary thrombosis

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

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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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1912, in the meaning defined above

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coronary thrombosis

noun

Medical Definition of coronary thrombosis

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

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