chorda

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Related to chorda tendinea: Chorda tympani

chorda

(ˈkɔːdə)
n
a cord-like formation in the body
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This anomaly is known as muscularisation of the chordae which is an autopsy, surgical or echocardiography finding, reveals that the papillary muscle inserts directly on a leaflet without any intervening to chorda tendinea (3).
This is a very rare congenital heart anomaly and very hard to diagnose, when the papillary muscle inserts directly on a leaflet without any intervening to chorda tendinea (3,10,11).