right atrium of the heart


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Noun1.right atrium of the heart - the right upper chamber of the heart that receives blood from the venae cavae and coronary sinusright atrium of the heart - the right upper chamber of the heart that receives blood from the venae cavae and coronary sinus
atrium cordis, atrium of the heart - the upper chamber of each half of the heart
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Depending on whether the veins are blocked as they drain into the right atrium of the heart, this can cause the child to look blue and experience respiratory difficulties.
Subsequent echocardiograms in January and February of 2000, revealed the presence of a twelve-to-eighteen inch catheter, with a chronic appearance, coiled in the right atrium of the heart, passing into and through the right ventrical to the outflow tract On October 6, 2001, the patient filed a malpractice suit against Chestnut Hill Hospital and all physicians involved in her treatment in 1965.
OptiSense is an insulated wire that enables pacemakers to receive a better read on signals from the right atrium of the heart.