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coronal

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noun cor·o·nal \ˈkȯr-ə-nəl, ˈkär-\
variants: or less commonly

coronel

Definition of coronal

  1. :  a circlet for the head usually implying rank or dignity

Examples of coronal in a Sentence

  1. a Renaissance portrait of a nobel woman of Florence wearing a bejeweled coronal

Origin and Etymology of coronal

Middle English coronal, from Anglo-French, from Latin coronalis of a crown, from corona


First Known Use: 14th century


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coronal

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adjective co·ro·nal \ˈkȯr-ə-nəl, ˈkär-; kə-ˈrō-\

Definition of coronal

  1. 1a :  lying in the direction of the coronal sutureb :  of or relating to the frontal plane that passes through the long axis of the body

  2. 2 :  of or relating to a corona or crown

14th Century

First Known Use of coronal

14th century


Medical Dictionary

coronal

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adjective co·ro·nal \ˈkȯr-ən-əl, ˈkär-; kə-ˈrōn-\

Medical Definition of coronal

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or being a corona

  2. 2:  lying in the direction of the coronal suture

  3. 3:  of or relating to the frontal plane that passes through the long axis of the body


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