II. Anatomy: Images

  1. CvAnatomyCoronary.gif
  2. cvCoronaryGrayBB492.gif Lewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)
  3. cvCoronaryOriginGrayBB497.gif Lewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)

III. Anatomy

  1. Heart vessel
    1. Intima (inner-most layer, lined by endothelium)
      1. Release Heparin, prostacyclin to prevent clots
    2. Media (smooth muscle layer)
      1. External elastic lamina seperates from adventitia
    3. Adventitia (outer-most layer)
      1. Composed of fibroblasts, collagen, proteoglycans
  2. Coronary Artery course
    1. Right Coronary Artery (RCA)
    2. Left Coronary Artery (LCA)
      1. Left anterior descending artery (LAD)
        1. Divides into diagonal branches
      2. Left circumflex artery (LCX)
        1. Divides into obtuse marginal branches

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Ontology: Coronary Vessels (C0010075)

Definition (MSH) The veins and arteries of the HEART.
Definition (CSP) veins and arteries of the heart.
Concepts Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)
MSH D003331
English Coronary Vessel, Coronary Vessels, Vessel, Coronary, Vessels, Coronary, coronary vessel, coronary vessels, vessel coronary
Swedish Kranskärl
Czech koronární cévy
Finnish Sepelsuonet
Russian VENECHNYE SOSUDY, KORONARNYE SOSUDY, ВЕНЕЧНЫЕ СОСУДЫ, КОРОНАРНЫЕ СОСУДЫ
Polish Naczynia wieńcowe
Norwegian Coronarkar, Koronarkar
Portuguese Artéria do Nodo Sinusal, Artéria do Nódulo Sinusal, Vasos Coronários
French Vaisseaux coronaires, Vaisseau coronaire
German Koronargefäße
Italian Vasi coronarici
Dutch Coronaire vaten, Arteriae coronariae, Coronairvaten, Vat, coronair-
Spanish Vasos Coronarios

Ontology: Coronary artery (C0205042)

Definition (FMA) Systemic artery which supplies the heart.
Definition (NCI_CDISC) A principal artery that originates in the aorta. It supplies blood to the muscular tissue of the heart. (NCI)
Definition (NCI) A principal artery that originates in the aorta. It supplies blood to the muscular tissue of the heart.
Definition (CSP) right and left arteries supplying blood to the heart muscle.
Concepts Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)
MSH D003331
SnomedCT 41801008
LNC LP34720-0, MTHU011042
English Coronary artery, CA - Coronary artery, Arteriae cornarae, Coronary arteries set, Coronary arterial tree, Set of coronary arteries, Coronary arteries, coronary arteries, coronary artery, ARTERY, CORONARY, CORONARY ARTERY, Coronary artery structure (body structure), Coronary artery structure, Coronary artery, NOS, Arteries, Coronary, Artery, Coronary, Coronary Artery, Coronary Arteries
Portuguese Artérias Coronárias
Spanish Arterias Coronarias, estructura de la arteria coronaria, estructura de la arteria coronaria (estructura corporal), estructura de arteria coronaria (estructura corporal), estructura de arteria coronaria, arteria coronaria
French Artères coronaires
German Koronararterien
Czech koronární artérie, věnčité tepny
Norwegian Kransarterier, Coronararterier, Koronararterier, Arteriae coronariae
Italian Arterie coronarie, Arterie coronariche
Dutch Kransslagaders