coronary artery


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coronary artery

n.
Either of two arteries that originate in the aorta and supply blood to the muscular tissue of the heart.

coronary artery

n
(Anatomy) either of two arteries branching from the aorta and supplying blood to the heart

cor′onary ar′tery


n.
either of two arteries that originate in the aorta and supply the heart muscle with blood.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coronary artery - the artery that branches from the aorta to supply blood to the heartcoronary artery - the artery that branches from the aorta to supply blood to the heart
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
atrial artery - the branch of the coronary artery that supplies the muscles of the atria
right coronary artery - arises from the right aortic sinus; supplies the right side of the heart
left coronary artery - arises from the left aortic sinus; supplies the left side of the heart
ticker, heart, pump - the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body; "he stood still, his heart thumping wildly"
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