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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coronary vein was in 1686

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“Coronary vein.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coronary%20vein. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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coronary vein

noun

Medical Definition of coronary vein

1a : 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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