Definition of Left coronary artery

1. Noun. Arises from the left aortic sinus; supplies the left side of the heart.




Medical Definition of Left coronary artery

1. Origin, left aortic sinus; distribution, it divides into two major branches, an anterior interventricular which descends in the anterior interventricular sulcus, and a circumflex branch which passes to the diaphragmatic surface of the left ventricle; gives atrial, ventricular, and atrioventricular branches. Synonym: arteria coronaria sinistra. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Left Coronary Artery

left back
left backs
left bank
left banks
left behind
left brace
left braces
left bracket
left brackets
left brain
left branch
left colic artery
left colic flexure
left colic lymph nodes
left colic vein
left coronary artery (current term)
left coronary artery branches
left coronary vein
left coset
left cosets
left crus of atrioventricular bundle
left crus of diaphragm
left duct of caudate lobe
left fibrous trigone
left field
left fielder
left fielders
left for dead
left gastric artery
left gastric lymph nodes

Literary usage of Left coronary artery

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1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1901)
"The left coronary artery was patulous in its proximal portion, but tie •walls showed well-marked fibrosis ; in its distal portion, beyond the point at which ..."

2. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"The left coronary artery is generally rather larger than the preceding, and arises from the ... The left coronary artery supplies some small branches at its ..."

3. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"Circumflex branch of left coronary artery Anterior cusp of mitral valve Posterior cusp Ligamentum arteriosum Pulmonary artery -Aorta Right pulmonary artery ..."

4. A System of medicine v. 2, 1868 by John Russell Reynolds (1877)
"Further, the origin of the left coronary artery is nearer to the left or anterior . ... 152) says that the left coronary artery arises from Tfe ..."

5. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1885)
"Skirting the left extremity of the mitral slit in the auriculo-ventricular groove, it took the place of the posterior branch of the left coronary artery, ..."

6. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1896)
"mouth of the left coronary artery, the other attached a little higher up. .... This was due to a gradual occlusion of the left coronary artery by ..."

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