great cardiac vein


A tributary of the coronary sinus that begins at the apex of the heart and runs in the anterior interventricular sulcus.

Nearby words

  1. great bend,
  2. great black-backed gull,
  3. great blue heron,
  4. great britain,
  5. great bustard,
  6. great cerebral vein,
  7. great circle,
  8. great council,
  9. great crested flycatcher,
  10. great crested grebe

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