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openings of smallest cardiac veins


Definition: several fossae in the wall of the right atrium, containing the openings of minute intramural veins.

Synonym(s): foramina venarum minimarum atrium dextrum cordisTA, foramina of the smallest veins of heart, foramina of the venae minimae, Lannelongue foramina, thebesian foramina, Vieussens foramina

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