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Coronary Sinus

Descriptions of Coronary Sinus

Coronary Sinus: a short sinus receiving most of the veins of the heart; empties into the right atrium
Source: WordNet 2.1

Coronary Sinus : terminal portion of the great cardiac vein, which lies in the coronary sulcus between the left atrium and ventricle, and empties in the right atrium between the orifice of the inferior vena cava and the atrioventricular orifice.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Coronary Sinus

Coronary Sinus: The coronary sinus is the large vein at the back of the heart into which most of the coronary veins drain. The coronary sinus carries deoxygenated blood and carbon dioxide from the coronary veins to the right atrium of the heart. From the heart blood is pumped to the lungs to release the carbon dioxide and pick up oxygen.

Conditions that can directly or indirectly afflict the coronary sinus include myocardial infarction, cardiac arrhythmia, heart disease, angina, cardiac arrest and atherosclerosis.

Closely Related Organs: Coronary Sinus

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Coronary Sinus

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Sub Parts: Coronary Sinus

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Coronary Sinus

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