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Introduction: Atrium

Description of Atrium

Atrium: any chamber that is connected to other chambers or passageways (especially one of the two upper chambers of the heart).
Source: WordNet 2.1

Atrium: upper right or left chambers of the heart.
Source: CRISP

Atrium: Related Topics

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Atrium as an Organ

Atrium (organ): Another name for Atria.

Atrium (organ): Upper two of the four chambers of the heart...more »

Atrium (organ): One of the two receiving chambers of the heart. The right atrium receives oxygen-poor blood from the body. The left atrium receives ... (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Facts About Primary Pulmonary Hypertension: NHLBI)

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Atrium

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Atrium can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Atrium

The following list attempts to classify Atrium into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • chamber
  • bodily cavity,cavity,cavum
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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