coronary vein

noun Anatomy.

any of several veins that receive blood from the heart wall and empty into the coronary sinus.

Origin of coronary vein

First recorded in 1825–35; see origin at coronary artery Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for coronary vein

coronary vein


Any of the veins that drain blood from the muscular tissue of the heart and empty into the coronary sinus.
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