left marginal artery


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left marginal artery

[TA]
a large ventricular branch of the circumflex branch of the left coronary artery that courses along the center of the left pulmonary surface (obtuse margin) of the heart, usually to the apex.
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left mar·gi·nal ar·te·ry

(left mahr'ji-năl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
A large ventricular branch of the circumflex branch of the left coronary artery that courses along the center of the left pulmonary surface (obtuse margin) of the heart, usually to the apex.
Synonym(s): ramus marginalis sinister arteriae coronariae sinistrae.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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of Hearts Anterior Inter Ventricular Artery 12 (66.6%) Left Marginal Artery 5 (27.7%) Left Diagonal Artery 3 (16.7%) Right Coronary Artery 2 (11.2%) Left Circumflex Artery 1 (5.5%) Table 3 Multi Arterial Bridging 5 (28%) 1.
The left marginal artery, located on the left ventricular edge, originated from the circumflex branch of the coronary artery in two individuals, one male and one female (33.3 %).
The left marginal artery was found in five (83.3%) of the P.