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auriculoventricular

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. relating to or affecting the atria and ventricles of the heart.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining both to the auricles and to the ventricles of the heart: as, the auriculoventricular orifice. See cut under heart.—

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or affecting the atria and ventricles of the heart

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The atria are separated from the ventricles by the coronary sulcus (auriculoventricular groove); this contains the trunks of the nutrient vessels of the heart, and is deficient in front, where it is crossed by the root of the pulmonary artery.

    V. Angiology. 4b. The Heart

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  • Fitting this term referring to the heart has the string L-O-V-E near its center.

    January 2, 2011