from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining both to the auricles and to the ventricles of the heart: as, the auriculoventricular orifice. See cut under
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Med.) relating to or affecting the atria and ventricles of the heart.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective relating to or affecting the atria and ventricles of the heart
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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.