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middle cardiac vein


Definition: 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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