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what is the function of coronary arteries?

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Dr. Andrew Chung
26 years experience Cardiology
Supply Blood 2 Heart: Blockages in the coronary arteries result in heart attacks.
Answered on Aug 25, 2013
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
All arteries : Go to (not away from = veins) organs/tissues. Coronary arteries supply nutritional flow to the heart.
Answered on Sep 5, 2013

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Heart pump and lube: Ventricles deliver blood to the lungs and rest of your body. Coronaries are the heart vessels that supply oxygen to the heart.
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