atrioventricular bundle

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atrioventricular bundle

a′trioventric′ular bun`dle


n.
a bundle of conducting muscle fibers in the heart leading from the atrioventricular node to the ventricles. Also called bundle of His.
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Noun1.atrioventricular bundle - a bundle of modified heart muscle that transmits the cardiac impulse from the atrioventricular node to the ventricles causing them to contractatrioventricular bundle - a bundle of modified heart muscle that transmits the cardiac impulse from the atrioventricular node to the ventricles causing them to contract
cardiac muscle, heart muscle - the muscle tissue of the heart; adapted to continued rhythmic contraction
References in classic literature ?
Having thus given the reader some idea of the actual state of the fur trade in the interior of our vast continent, and made him acquainted with the wild chivalry of the mountains, we will no longer delay the introduction of Captain Bonneville and his band into this field of their enterprise, but launch them at once upon the perilous plains of the Far West.
Then Robin Hood and all his band laughed aloud until the stranger began to grow angry.
One day, just before the wedding, my grandfather was flying out with his band when he saw Quelala walking beside the river.
The eye of Mahtoree wandered proudly around his band, but rested a moment reluctantly on Weucha, as he answered--
But first must you lure him to the mainland, for who among you knows how to construct the strange things that carry Hooja and his band back and forth across the water?