coronary vein

coronary vein

noun Anatomy.
any of several veins that receive blood from the heart wall and empty into the coronary sinus.

Origin:
1825–35; see coronary artery

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coronary vein n.
Any of the veins that drain blood from the muscular tissue of the heart and empty into the coronary sinus.

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