anterior cardiac vein

n.

One of two or three small veins in the anterior wall of the right ventricle that open into the right atrium independently of the coronary sinus.

Nearby words

  1. anterior,
  2. anterior ampullar nerve,
  3. anterior asynclitism,
  4. anterior auricular nerve,
  5. anterior auricular vein,
  6. anterior cardinal vein,
  7. anterior cerebral vein,
  8. anterior chamber of eye,
  9. anterior column of spinal cord,
  10. anterior condyloid foramen


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