coronary sulcus

coronary sulcus
coronary sulcus n a depression surrounding the heart at the atrioventricular junction and giving passage to coronary arteries, coronary veins, and the coronary sinus

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  • Anterior interventricular branch of left coronary artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = ramus interventricularis anterior arteriae coronariae sinistrae GraySubject = 142 GrayPage = 547 Caption = Sternocostal surface of heart. (Anterior descending branch labeled at upper right.) Caption2 = The… …   Wikipedia

  • Artery — A vessel that carries blood that is high in oxygen content away from the heart to the farthest reaches of the body. Since blood in arteries is usually full of oxygen, the hemoglobin in the red blood cells is oxygenated. The resultant form of… …   Medical dictionary

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