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right marginal branch (of right coronary artery)


Definition: usually the largest of the ventricular branches of the right coronary artery; courses along the right margin of the heart accompanied by the small cardiac veins, and is of sufficient caliber and length to reach the apex.

Synonym(s): ramus marginalis dexter (arteriae coronariae dextrae)TA

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