Left marginal artery

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Left marginal artery
Base and diaphragmatic surface of heart. (Left marginal artery not visible, but would be near center left.)
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Sourcecircumflex artery
Veinleft marginal vein
Suppliesleft ventricle
Latinramus marginalis sinister arteriae coronariae sinistrae
Anatomical terminology

The left marginal artery (or obtuse marginal artery) is a branch of the circumflex artery, originating at the left atrioventricular sulcus, traveling along the left margin of heart towards the apex of the heart.

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Additional images[edit]

Coronary arteries (labeled in red text) and other major landmarks (in blue text). Left marginal artery is labeled at right.

External links[edit]

  • Anatomy photo:20:09-0106 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Heart: The Left Coronary Artery and its Branches"
  • Anatomy figure: 20:04-02 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Posterior view of the heart."
  • "Obtuse marginal artery". Medcyclopaedia. GE. Archived from the original on 2012-02-05.
  • Image at texheartsurgeons.com
  • Overview and diagrams at cardiologysite.com