oblique vein of the left atrium

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Noun1.oblique vein of the left atrium - a tributary of the coronary sinus; on the posterior wall of the left atrium
vein, vena, venous blood vessel - a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart; "all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood"
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Within the LLR, the oblique vein of Marshall runs, together with abundant autonomic nerve bundles [36] and a small atrial artery, which in some cases is the sinoatrial node artery.
These fibers were usually seen to start at the level of the entrance of the oblique vein of Marshall. They envelope the CS in its circumference as a muscular cuff, extending ultimately to an opening into the right atrium.
Small muscular connections between the CS and the left atrial musculature, were identified along the oblique vein of Marshall. They take the form of single or double myocardial belts that encircle the terminal portion of the great cardiac vein.