Right marginal vein

Right marginal vein

Sternocostal surface of heart (right marginal vein not labeled, but is visible at bottom left)
Drains to Right atrium
Artery Right marginal artery
Latin Vena marginalis dextra
TA A12.3.01.011
FMA 4716

Anatomical terminology

The right marginal vein is a small vein that drains blood from the heart. It passes along the inferior margin of the heart and joins the small cardiac vein (sometimes known as the right coronary vein) in the coronary sulcus, or opens directly into the right atrium.


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

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