atrioventricular septum


The small part of the membranous septum of the heart just above the septal cusp of the tricuspid valve, separating the right atrium from the left ventricle.

Nearby words

  1. atrioventricular groove,
  2. atrioventricular interval,
  3. atrioventricular nodal extrasystole,
  4. atrioventricular nodal rhythm,
  5. atrioventricular node,
  6. atrip,
  7. atrium,
  8. atroceruleous,
  9. atrocious,
  10. atrocious assault and battery

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