Anterior interventricular sulcus

The anterior interventricular sulcus (or anterior longitudinal sulcus) is one of two grooves that separates the ventricles of the heart, the other being the posterior interventricular sulcus.

Anterior interventricular sulcus
Sternocostal surface of heart
(sulcus visible at bottom right, but not labeled)
LatinSulcus interventricularis anterior
Anatomical terminology

The anterior interventricular sulcus is situated on the sternocostal surface of the heart, close to its left margin.

The anterior interventricular branch of the left coronary artery runs in the sulcus along with the great cardiac vein.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 527 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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