whale's tail

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whale's tail (plural whale's tails)

  1. (slang) the distal bifurcation of the left anterior descending coronary artery
    • "the distal birfucation, which is also known as the "moustache," "pitch fork," or "whale's tail," in the left anterior descending coronary artery." Textbook of Interventional Cardiology, Eric J. Topol. Edition 4, illustrated. Elsevier Health Sciences, 2003. ISBN 0721694497.
  2. The tail of a whale

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