coronary artery disease

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coronary artery disease

n.
Atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries, often leading to angina pectoris or heart attack, and associated with risk factors such as hypertension, smoking, diabetes mellitus, and high levels of LDL cholesterol. Also called coronary heart disease.
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Noun1.coronary artery disease - a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteriescoronary artery disease - a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteries
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