coronary vein


noun Anatomy.

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

Nearby words

  1. coronary occlusion,
  2. coronary sinus,
  3. coronary sulcus,
  4. coronary thrombosis,
  5. coronary valve,
  6. coronary-care unit,
  7. coronate,
  8. coronation,
  9. coronation chicken,
  10. coronavirus

Origin of coronary vein

First recorded in 1825–35; see origin at coronary artery

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Medicine definitions for coronary vein

coronary vein

n.

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

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