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