oblique vein


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oblique vein

A slender vein that runs along the outer surface of the left atrium of the heart and that drains into the coronary sinus.
Synonym: oblique vein of the left atrium
See also: vein
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Cardiac Muscle Relations of the Coronary Sinus, The Oblique Vein of the Left Atrium and the Left Precaval Vein In Mammals.
These fibers were usually seen to start at the level of the entrance of the oblique vein of Marshall.
Fore wings with four oblique veins, media veins unbranched, and two cubitus veins converging at the base.