Cardiac chamber in which blood enters the heart. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heart_atrium ]

Synonyms: cardiac atria atrium of heart atria heart atrium atrium

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Term information

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Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

plural term
cardiac atria

plural term
atria

external definition

One of four heart chambers.[TAO]
One of two chambers of the heart which receive blood from the veins and forces it by muscular contration to the ventricle.[AAO]

has related synonym

atrial tissue

homology notes

In the primitive vertebrate heart the four chambers are: 1. Sinus venosus (...) 2. Atrium (...) 3. Ventricle (...) 4. Conus arteriosus (...).[well established][VHOG]

id

UBERON:0002081