Meaning of coronary

cor•o•nar•y

Pronunciation: (kôr'u-ner"ē, kor'-), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -nar•ies.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the human heart, with respect to health.
    1. pertaining to the arteries that supply the heart tissues and originate in the root of the aorta.
    2. encircling like a crown, as certain blood vessels.
  2. of or like a crown.
—n.
  1. a heart attack, esp. a coronary thrombosis.
  2. a coronary artery.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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