atrium

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small conical pouch projecting from the upper anterior part of each atrium of the heart atrial auricle , auricle , auricula atrii
node of specialized heart muscle located in the septal wall of the right atrium; receives impulses from the sinoatrial node and transmits them to atrioventricular bundle atrioventricular node
either of two heart valves through which blood flows from the atria to the ventricles; prevents return of blood to the atrium atrioventricular valve
pouch projecting from the top front of each atrium of the heart auricula , auricular appendage , auricular appendix
valve with two cusps; situated between the left atrium and the left ventricle bicuspid valve , left atrioventricular valve , mitral valve
short sinus receiving most of the veins of the heart; empties into the right atrium coronary sinus , sinus coronarius
chamber of the heart that receives blood from an atrium and pumps it to the arteries heart ventricle , ventricle
receives blood from lower limbs and abdominal organs and empties into the posterior part of the right atrium of the heart; formed from the union of the two iliac veins inferior vena cava , postcava
chamber on the left side of the heart that receives arterial blood from the left atrium and pumps it into the aorta left ventricle
cardiopathy resulting from the mitral valve not regulating the flow of blood between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart mitral valve prolapse
tributary of the coronary sinus; on the posterior wall of the left atrium oblique vein of the left atrium , vena obliqua atrii sinistri
receives blood from the head and arms and chest and empties into the right atrium of the heart; formed from the azygos and both brachiocephalic veins precava , superior vena cava
any of four veins that carry arterial blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart pulmonary vein , vena pulmonalis
valve with three cusps; situated between the right atrium and the right ventricle; allows blood to pass from atrium to ventricle and closes to prevent backflow when the ventricle contracts right atrioventricular valve , tricuspid valve
chamber on the right side of the heart that receives venous blood from the right atrium and pumps it into the pulmonary trunk right ventricle
veins draining into heart's right atrium vena cava
either of two large veins that return oxygen-depleted blood to the right atrium of the heart vena cava
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