coronary vein
noun Date: 1686 any of several veins that drain the tissues of the heart and empty into the coronary sinus

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • coronary vein — n 1 a) any of several veins that drain the tissues of the heart and empty into the coronary sinus b) CARDIAC VEIN not used technically 2) a vein draining the lesser curvature of the stomach and emptying into the portal vein …   Medical dictionary

  • coronary vein — noun 1. a. : any of several veins that drain the tissues of the heart and empty into the coronary sinus b. : cardiac vein not used technically 2. : a vein draining the lesser curvature of the stomach and emptying into the portal vein …   Useful english dictionary

  • coronary vein — cor′onary vein′ n. anat. any of several veins that receive blood from the heart wall and empty into the coronary sinus • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • coronary vein — Anat. any of several veins that receive blood from the heart wall and empty into the coronary sinus. [1825 35; see CORONARY ARTERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • coronary vein left — the portion of the great cardiac vein lying in the coronary sulcus; it receives blood from the anterior interventricular vein and empties into the coronary sinus …   Medical dictionary

  • coronary vein right — the portion of the middle cardiac vein that receives blood from the posterior interventricular vein and empties into the coronary sinus …   Medical dictionary

  • Coronary sinus — Vein: Coronary sinus Base and diaphragmatic surface of heart …   Wikipedia

  • coronary — 1. Relating to or resembling a crown. 2. Encircling; denoting various anatomical structures, e.g., nerves, blood vessel s, ligaments. 3. Specifically, denoting the c. blood vessel s of the heart and, colloquially, c. thrombosis. [L. coronarius;… …   Medical dictionary

  • coronary — I. adjective Date: 1610 1. of, relating to, resembling, or being a crown or coronal 2. of, relating to, or being the coronary arteries or veins of the heart; broadly of or relating to the heart II. noun (plural naries) Date: 1893 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coronary — /kawr euh ner ee, kor /, adj., n., pl. coronaries. adj. 1. of or pertaining to the human heart, with respect to health. 2. Med. a. pertaining to the arteries that supply the heart tissues and originate in the root of the aorta. b. encircling like …   Universalium

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