coronary occlusion definition

  • noun:
    • The partial or full obstruction of blood circulation in a coronary artery, as by a thrombus or perhaps the modern buildup of atherosclerotic plaque.
    • occlusion of a coronary artery triggered either by progressive atherosclerosis or by a blood clot
    • The limited or full obstruction of blood circulation in a coronary artery, as by a thrombus and/or modern accumulation of atherosclerotic plaque.
    • occlusion of a coronary artery triggered either by progressive atherosclerosis or by a blood clot

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