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Papillary muscle

Introduction: Papillary muscle

Description of Papillary muscle

Papillary muscle: any of several muscles associated with the atrioventricular valves; "the papillary muscles contract during systole to prevent regurgitation of blood into the atria".
Source: WordNet 2.1

Papillary muscle: conical muscular projections from the walls of the cardiac ventricles, attached to the cusps of the atrioventricular valves by the chordae tendineae.
Source: CRISP

Papillary muscle: Conical muscular projections from the walls of the cardiac ventricles, attached to the cusps of the atrioventricular valves by the chordae tendineae.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Papillary muscle: Conical muscular projections from the walls of the cardiac ventricles, attached to the cusps of the atrioventricular valves by the chordae tendineae.
Source: MeSH 2007

Papillary muscle: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Papillary muscle

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Papillary muscle

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

WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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