Left marginal vein

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Vein: Left marginal vein
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Base and diaphragmatic surface of heart. (Left marginal vein labeled at center left.)
Latin Vena marginalis sinistra
Gray's p.642
Drains from Left ventricle
Drains to Great cardiac vein
Artery Left marginal artery

The great cardiac vein receives tributaries from the left atrium and from both ventricles: one, the left marginal vein, is of considerable size, and ascends along the left margin of the heart.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.