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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After origin, it continued in the left anterior atrioventricular sulcus to reach the obtuse margin of the heart (Fig.
The anterior surface of the CS is separated from the atrial and ventricular myocardium by connective and adipose tissue, precluding it from an intramural location in the atrioventricular sulcus, as reported by von Ludinghausen et al.
Coronary sinus was found located in the posterior part of the atrioventricular sulcus.
Cardiac width was measured between the right and left borders of the heart at the level of the atrioventricular sulcus.
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