The passage between the venous and arterial mesocardia -i.e., between the aorta and pulmonary artery in front and the superior vena cava behind. Also, the sinus that forms in the pericardial cavity where the dorso-mesentary pericardium reside.[WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pericardial_sinus ]

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  • The passage between the venous and arterial mesocardia -i.e., between the aorta and pulmonary artery in front and the superior vena cava behind. Also, the sinus that forms in the pericardial cavity where the dorso-mesentary pericardium reside.[WP,unvetted].
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has broad synonym
  • transverse sinus
has exact synonym
  • Thiele's canal
  • transverse sinus of pericardial cavity
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  • UBERON:0002248

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