Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or being the coronary arteries or coronary veins.
  • adj. Of or relating to the heart.
  • n. A coronary thrombosis or heart attack.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to a crown.
  • adj. Encircling something (like a crown), especially with regard to the arteries or veins of the heart.
  • n. A coronary thrombosis or heart attack.
  • n. A small bone in the foot of a horse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a crown; forming, or adapted to form, a crown or garland.
  • adj. Resembling, or situated like, a crown or circlet.
  • n. A small bone in the foot of a horse.
  • n. Informal shortening of coronary thrombosis, also used informally to mean heart attack.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to a crown or to some part likened to a crown; resembling a crown; encircling; wreathing about.
  • Of the knee-joint, one of the fibrous bands connecting the semilunar cartilages with the general capsular investment of the joint.
  • Of the elbow, the orbicular ligament which encircles the head of the radius.
  • n. The small pastern of a horse's foot.
  • n. A plant bearing coronate flowers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. surrounding like a crown (especially of the blood vessels surrounding the heart)
  • n. obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus)

Etymologies

Latin corōnārius, of a crown, from corōna, crown; see crown.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin coronarius, from corona ("crown"). (Wiktionary)

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