Purkinje network

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Noun1.Purkinje network - a network of Purkinje fibers that carry the cardiac impulse from the atrioventricular node to the ventricles of the heart and causes them to contract
cardiac muscle, heart muscle - the muscle tissue of the heart; adapted to continued rhythmic contraction
Purkinje fiber - a specialized cardiac muscle fiber that is part of the Purkinje network