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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