HyperDic: atrium_of_the_heart

English > 1 sense of the expression atrium of the heart:
NOUNbodyatrium of the heart, atrium cordisthe upper chamber of each half of the heart
English > atrium of the heart: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe upper chamber of each half of the heart.
Synonymatrium cordis
Partsauricle, atrial auricle, auricula atriiA small conical pouch projecting from the upper anterior part of each atrium of the heart
auricula, auricular appendage, auricular appendixA pouch projecting from the top front of each atrium of the heart
Narrowerleft atrium, left atrium of the heart, atrium sinistrumThe left upper chamber of the heart that receives blood from the pulmonary veins
right atrium, right atrium of the heart, atrium dextrumThe right upper chamber of the heart that receives blood from the venae cavae and coronary sinus
BroaderatriumAny chamber that is connected to other chambers or passageways (especially one of the two upper chambers of the heart)
Spanishaurícula del corazón, aurícula
Catalanaurícula

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