Middle cardiac vein

Middle cardiac vein

Base and diaphragmatic surface of heart. (Middle cardiac vein labeled at bottom.)

Drains to Coronary sinus
Artery Posterior interventricular artery
Latin Vena cardiaca media,
vena cordis media
TA A12.3.01.009
FMA 4713

Anatomical terminology

The middle cardiac vein commences at the apex of the heart; ascends in the posterior longitudinal sulcus, and ends in the coronary sinus near its right extremity.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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