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Atria

Article Excerpts about Atria

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

Summary Information: Atria

Atria: Upper two of the four chambers of the heart.

Condition count: 2 ; see list below.

Related organs: heart (55), ventricle (2), left atrium, right atrium

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Diseases List for Atria:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Atria' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:

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