Great cardiac vein



great cardiac vein n.
A tributary of the coronary sinus that begins at the apex of the heart and runs in the anterior interventricular sulcus.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Great cerebral vein

    great cerebral vein n. A vein formed by the junction of the two internal cerebral veins and passes between the corpus callosum and the pineal gland to continue into the straight sinus.

  • Great-circle

    noun 1. a circle on a spherical surface such that the plane containing the circle passes through the center of the sphere. Compare . 2. a circle of which a segment represents the shortest distance between two points on the surface of the earth. noun 1. a circular section of a sphere that has a […]



  • Great-circle sailing

    [greyt-sur-kuh l] /ˈgreɪtˈsɜr kəl/ noun, Navigation. 1. sailing between two points more or less according to an arc of a great circle, in practice almost always using a series of rhumb lines of different bearings to approximate the arc, whose own bearing changes constantly unless it coincides with a meridian or the equator.

  • Great-circle track

    noun 1. the route of a ship following the arc of a great circle, appearing as a curved line on a Mercator chart and as a straight line on a gnomonic chart.



Disclaimer: Great cardiac vein definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.