<anatomy, cardiology> A term applied to vessels, nerves, ligaments, etc. The term usually denotes the arteries that supply the heart muscle and, by extension, a pathologic involvement of them.

Origin: L. Corona, Gr. Koron = encircling in the manner of a crown

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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