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
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Durdles has stopped and backed a little (Deputy, attentive to all his movements, immediately skirmishing into the road), and was looking about for some ledge or corner to place his bundle on, when thus relieved of it.
If he could slip out, even leaving his bundle behind, and get into the cart without Jacob
Presently a cheering idea occurred to him: after so large a breakfast, Jacob would be sure to go to sleep in the cart; you see at once that David meant to seize his bundle, jump out, and be free.