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coronary vessels

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left coronary artery
major branch fro the ascending aorta; passes inferior to the left auricle
posterior interventricular branch
lies in the posterior inter ventricular sulcus; supplies the walls of the ventricles with O2 blood
coronary sinus
located in coronary sulcus on the posterior surface of the heart; receives most of the deO2 blood from the myocardium
marginal branch
lies in the coronary sulcus; supplies O2 blood to the walls of the rt ventricle
small cardiac vein
lies in the coronary sulcus; drains the rt atrium and rt ventricle
rt coronary artery
major branch from the ascending aorta; lies inferior to the right auricle
middle cardiac vein
middle cardiac vein
anterior inter ventricular branch (lt anterior descending artery)
lies in the anterior inter ventricular sulcus; supplies O2 blood to the walls of both ventricles
great cardiac vein
lies in the anterior inter ventricular sulcus; drains the walls of both ventricles and lt atrium
circumflex branch
lies in the coronary sulcus; supplies O2 blood to the walls of the lt ventricle and lt atrium
anterior cardiac veins
drain the rt ventricle and open directly into the rt atrium