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.
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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