Middle cardiac vein

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Middle cardiac vein
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Base and diaphragmatic surface of heart. (Middle cardiac vein labeled at bottom.)
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Details
Latin Vena cardiaca media,
vena cordis media
Drains to
Coronary sinus
Posterior interventricular artery
Identifiers
Gray's p.642
Dorlands
/Elsevier
v_05/12849706
Anatomical terminology

The middle cardiac vein commences at the apex of the heart; ascends in the posterior longitudinal sulcus, and ends in the coronary sinus near its right extremity.

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