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'widow-maker'

Cardiology Severe stenosis of the left anterior descending coronary artery, so named as occlusion thereof is classically associated with sudden death post acute MI
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Bringing down a widow-maker was terrifying; my cotton mouth made spitting impossible, and my gritting teeth made my mouth appear overly large.
Eventually, the widow-maker came down, the first of several to so enchant me during the next several weeks.
They call those trees widow-makers because one hit and the tree will split and twist in a blink of an eye.
Mr Sheerman's comments in Parliament calling motorcycles widow-makers and orphan-makers makes it appear only married men ride bike when, in reality, a large percentage of riders are women and single people.
An image of a widow-maker on an Abies amabilis, or Pacific Silver Fir.