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://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Left_atrium ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim, human_reference_atlas

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
  • cardiac left atrium
  • left atrium of heart
  • atrium sinistrum
  • heart left atrium
  • left atrium
  • left cardiac 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
present in taxon
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_9606