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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coronary  \Cor"o*na*ry\,  n. 
  A  small  bone  in  the  foot  of  a  horse. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coronary  \Cor"o*na*ry\  (k?r"?-n?-r?),  a.  [L.  coronarius:  cf  F. 
  coronaire.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  crown;  forming,  or  adapted  to  form 
  a  crown  or  garland.  ``Coronary  thorns.''  --Bp.  Pearson. 
 
  The  catalogue  of  coronary  plants  is  not  large  in 
  Theophrastus.  --Sir  T. 
  Browne. 
 
  2.  (Anat.)  Resembling,  or  situated  like  a  crown  or  circlet; 
  as  the  coronary  arteries  and  veins  of  the  heart. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coronary 
  adj  :  surrounding  like  a  crown  (especially  of  the  blood  vessels 
  surrounding  the  heart);  "coronary  arteries" 
  n  :  obstruction  of  blood  flow  in  a  coronary  artery  by  a  blood 
  clot  (thrombus)  [syn:  {coronary  thrombosis}] 




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