coronary vein


coronary vein

noun

Definition of CORONARY VEIN

:  any of several veins that drain the tissues of the heart and empty into the coronary sinus

First Known Use of CORONARY VEIN

1686

coronary vein

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CORONARY VEIN

1
a : any of several veins that drain the tissues of the heart and empty into the coronary sinus b : cardiac vein—not used technically
2
: a vein draining the lesser curvature of the stomach and emptying into the portal vein

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