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left coronary artery

 

Definition: origin, left aortic sinus; distribution, it divides into two major branches, an anterior interventricular that descends in the anterior interventricular sulcus, and a circumflex branch that passes to the diaphragmatic surface of the left ventricle; gives atrial, ventricular, and atrioventricular branches.

Synonym(s): arteria coronaria sinistraTA

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