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 (kôr′ə-nəl, kŏr′-, kə-rō′nəl)
1. A garland, wreath, or circlet for the head.
2. Linguistics A coronal consonant.
1. Of or relating to a corona, especially of the head.
2. Of, relating to, or having the direction of the coronal suture or of the plane dividing the body into front and back portions.
3. Linguistics Articulated by raising the blade of the tongue, as (t) in tip and (n) in night.

[Middle English, from Latin corōnālis, of a crown, from corōna, crown; see crown.]


1. poetic a circlet for the head; crown
2. a wreath or garland
3. (Anatomy) anatomy short for coronal suture
4. of or relating to a corona or coronal
5. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics a less common word for retroflex
[C16: from Late Latin corōnālis belonging to a crown]


(n. ˈkɔr ə nl, ˈkɒr-; adj. usu. kəˈroʊn l)

1. a crown; coronet.
2. a garland.
3. of or pertaining to a coronal or corona.
4. (of a speech sound) articulated with the blade of the tongue raised.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin corōnālis= Latin corōn(a) crown + -ālis -al1]
co•ro′nal•ly, adv.


Relating to the crown of the head.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coronal - flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposescoronal - flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
crown - a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory
floral arrangement, flower arrangement - a decorative arrangement of flowers
bay wreath, laurel wreath, laurel - (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory
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Caption: Figure 2: (a) Coronal section of left leg T1-weighted sequence showing defect at the level of the marker (marked by arrow) with outward bulging of underlying tibialis anterior through the defect.
Based on the original database of transverse sections, a database of 400 sagittal and 700 coronal section images was rebuilt
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The assembled glass slides from each plane of coronal section will likely represent the largest section of DCIS in that plane of section.
The coronal section of the thoracic MR imaging showed clear narrowing of the air column of trachea (Figure 4).
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Coronal section of the left kidney shows a large cystic tumour with multiple papillary solid mural nodules.
A medaka brain atlas (28) was used to identify which hypothalamic nuclei were present in a given coronal section by correspondence with morphologic features using a dissecting microscope.
Coronal section of the T1 weighted fat suppressed post-gadolinium magnetic resonance imaging of the pelvis showing both cystic elements superiorly and solid elements inferiorly with intense enhancement following IV contrast administration.