artery of the coronary circulation which transports blood into and out of the cardiac muscle
The coronary arteries are the arterial blood vessels of coronary circulation. It moves oxygenated blood to the heart muscle. The heart needs constant supply of oxygen to work and survive, much like any other tissue or organ of the body. The coronary arteries wrap around the entire heart. The two main branches are the left coronary artery (LCA) and right coronary artery (RCA).
- ↑ "Coronary Arteries". Texas Heart Institute. Retrieved 2019-09-01.