Coronary sulcus - Sulcus coronarius

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Cardiovascular system > Heart > Coronary sulcus

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Description

The atria are separated from the ventricles by the coronary sulcus (auriculoventriculargroove); this contains the trunks of the nutrient vessels of the heart, and is deficient in front, where it is crossed by the root of the pulmonary artery.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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