coronary cataract n.
A cataract believed to be congenital, in which club-shaped opacities develop in the periphery of the cortex near the lens equator.
noun 1. a thick band of vascular tissue in the coronet of horses and other hoofed animals that secretes the horny wall of the hoof.
- Coronary failure
coronary failure n. Acute coronary insufficiency.
- Coronary heart disease
noun 1. any heart disorder caused by disease of the coronary arteries coronary heart disease n. A disease of the heart and the coronary arteries that is characterized by atherosclerotic arterial deposits that block blood flow to the heart, causing myocardial infarction.
noun, Pathology. 1. inadequate blood flow to the heart muscle. noun 1. inadequate circulation of blood through the coronary arteries, characterized by attacks of angina pectoris coronary insufficiency n. Inadequate coronary circulation leading to anginal pain.