left circumflex artery
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Related to left circumflex artery: left coronary artery, right coronary artery, Left marginal artery, LCX, Left anterior descending artery
left circumflex arteryAbbreviation: LCx
An artery that branches from the left main coronary artery and runs to the left, in the atrioventricular groove, i.e., the coronary sulcus, around the lateral and posterior sides of the heart. It supplies blood to portions of the left ventricle and left atrium.Synonym: circumflex coronary artery; left circumflex coronary artery See: heart (The heart) for illus.
See also: artery