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 periodicals archive ?
The sinoatrial node is the primary pacemaker, which conducts the electrical impulse to the atrioventricular node and by way of the atrioventricular bundle to the ventricles.
Stretching into the interventricular septum, the NAV is lengthened and becomes thinner, thus forming a zone of NAV and atrioventricular bundle connection.
The area of the atrioventricular bundle was extensively scarred.

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