coronary sulcus

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coronary sulcus

[′kär·ə‚ner·ē ′səl·kəs]
(anatomy)
A groove in the external surface of the heart separating the atria from the ventricles, containing the trunks of the nutrient vessels of the heart.
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The great cardiac vein and the coronary sinus were commonly embedded in the subepicardial fat of the posterior atrioventricular groove.
which crossed the crux of the heart and ascended into the atrioventricular groove, perfusing the posterolateral and lateral walls of the left ventricle and terminal branches of the RCA, feeding into LCA territory.
0 cm, located along the atrioventricular groove (Figure 2, arrow), predominantly involving the left ventricular posterior wall and focally extending into the right ventricle with a pinpoint area of rupture.
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