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Medical Term:

middle cardiac vein


vein that begins at the apex of the heart (where it anastomoses with the great cardiac vein), and ascends within the posterior interventricular sulcus to the coronary sinus.

Synonym(s): vena cardiaca mediaTA, vena cordis media, vena interventricularis posterior, inferior cardiac vein, posterior interventricular vein

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