atrioventricular bundle


noun Anatomy.

a bundle of specialized muscle fibers regulating the heartbeat by conducting impulses from the right atrium to the ventricles.

Nearby words

  1. atrioseptopexy,
  2. atrioseptoplasty,
  3. atrioseptostomy,
  4. atrioventricular,
  5. atrioventricular block,
  6. atrioventricular canal,
  7. atrioventricular canal cushion,
  8. atrioventricular conduction,
  9. atrioventricular dissociation,
  10. atrioventricular extrasystole

Also called bundle of His.

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Medicine definitions for atrioventricular bundle

atrioventricular bundle

n.

bundle of His

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