posterior interventricular branch of right coronary artery

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posterior interventricular branch of right coronary artery

[TA]
continuation of right coronary artery in posterior interventricular sulcus; descends to apex to anastomose with anterior interventricular artery; supplies most of diaphragmatic aspect of ventricles and posterior third of interventricular septum.

pos·te·ri·or in·ter·ven·tric·u·lar branch of right cor·o·na·ry ar·te·ry

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr in'tĕr-ven-trik'yū-lar branch rīt kōr'ŏ-nar'ē ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Continuation of right coronary artery in posterior interventricular sulcus; descends to apex to anastomose with anterior interventricular artery; supplies most of diaphragmatic aspect of ventricles and posterior third of interventricular septum.
Synonym(s): posterior descending coronary artery, posterior interventricular artery, ramus interventricularis posterior arteriae coronariae dextrae.
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