coronary occlusion

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coronary occlusion

The partial or complete obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery, as by a thrombus or the progressive buildup of atherosclerotic plaque.

cor′onary occlu′sion

partial or total obstruction of a coronary artery.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coronary occlusion - occlusion of a coronary artery caused either by progressive atherosclerosis or by a blood clot
occlusion - closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel)
coronary heart disease - a heart disease due to an abnormality of the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the heart

cor·o·nar·y oc·clu·sion

n. oclusión coronaria, bloqueo de un vaso coronario.
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