coronary vein


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coronary vein

n.
Any one of the veins that drains blood from the muscular tissue of the heart and empties into the coronary sinus.

cor′onary vein′


n.
any of several veins that receive blood from the heart wall and empty into the coronary sinus.
[1825–35]
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