A cardiac atrium that is in the left side of the heart. It receives oxygenated blood from the pulmonary veins, In mammals this is pumped into the left ventricle, via the Mitral valve. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Left_atrium http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

definition

A cardiac atrium that is in the left side of the heart. It receives oxygenated blood from the pulmonary veins, In mammals this is pumped into the left ventricle, via the Mitral valve.

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/20/Diagram_of_the_human_heart_%28cropped%29.svg

external definition

Left cardiac chamber which is continuous with the pulmonary venous trunk.[FMA]

The chamber of the heart that receives blood from the lungs[XAO:EJS].

has exact synonym

heart left atrium

left atrium of heart

left cardiac atrium

atrium sinistrum

left atrium

cardiac left atrium

homology notes

The tetrapod clade develops a complete atrial septum and loses the fifth aortic arch altogether.[well established][VHOG]

id

UBERON:0002079

implements design pattern

https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/wiki/Modeling-paired-structures-Design-Pattern