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The middle cardiac vein commences at the apex of the heart; ascends in the posterior longitudinal sulcus, and ends in the coronary sinus near its right extremity.

Middle cardiac vein
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Base and diaphragmatic surface of heart. (Middle cardiac vein labeled at bottom.)
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Details
Drains toCoronary sinus
ArteryPosterior interventricular artery
Identifiers
LatinVena cardiaca media,
vena cordis media
TAA12.3.01.009
FMA4713
Anatomical terminology

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 642 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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