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

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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
definition
  • Cardiac chamber in which blood enters the heart.
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 exact synonym
  • cardiac atria
  • atrium of heart
  • atria
  • heart atrium
  • atrium
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