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oblique vein of the left atrium, vena obliqua atrii sinistri(noun)
a tributary of the coronary sinus; on the posterior wall of the left atrium
Oblique vein of the left atrium
The Oblique Vein of the Left Atrium is a small vessel which descends obliquely on the back of the left atrium and ends in the coronary sinus near its left extremity; it is continuous above with the ligament of the left vena cava, and the two structures form the remnant of the left Cuvierian duct.
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