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crista terminalis of right atrium


Definition: a vertical crest on the interior wall of the right atrium that lies to the right of the sinus of the vena cava and separates this from the remainder of the right atrium.

Synonym(s): crista terminalis atrii dextriTA, crista terminalis, tenia terminalis, terminal crest

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