transverse sinus of pericardium

n.

A passage in the pericardium between the origins of the great vessels and the atria.

Nearby words

  1. transverse process,
  2. transverse rhombencephalic flexure,
  3. transverse scapular artery,
  4. transverse section,
  5. transverse sinus,
  6. transverse tarsal joint,
  7. transverse temporal gyrus,
  8. transverse vein of face,
  9. transverse vein of neck,
  10. transverse vibrations


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