Purkinje network


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to Purkinje network: atrioventricular bundle
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
cardiomyocyte syncytium may propagate to the Purkinje network, nerve
(c) The electrical propagation by the Purkinje network in the sinus, LBBB, and RBBB conditions.
In mammals, the Purkinje network is distributed in the subendocardial connective tissue in ventricle.