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right coronary artery


Definition: origin, right aortic sinus; distribution, it passes around the right side of the heart in the coronary sulcus, giving branches to the right atrium and ventricle, including the atrioventricular branches, the sinuatrial nodal branch, the right marginal artery, the atrioventricular nodal branch, and the posterior interventricular branch.

Synonym(s): arteria coronaria dextraTA

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