coronary heart disease


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coronary heart disease

n
(Pathology) any heart disorder caused by disease of the coronary arteries
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coronary heart disease - a heart disease due to an abnormality of the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the heart
coronary occlusion - occlusion of a coronary artery caused either by progressive atherosclerosis or by a blood clot
coronary, coronary thrombosis - obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus)
cardiopathy, heart disease - a disease of the heart
Translations
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coronaropatia
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