atrioventricular

adjective
atrio·​ven·​tric·​u·​lar | \ ˌā-trē-ō-ven-ˈtri-kyə-lər How to pronounce atrioventricular (audio) , -vən- \

Definition of atrioventricular

: of, relating to, or located between an atrium and ventricle of the heart

Examples of atrioventricular in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Selah had a hole in her heart (complete atrioventricular canal defect) that was diagnosed before she was born. Sarah Schreiber, Good Housekeeping, 27 Oct. 2016 Sadie was born with complete atrioventricular canal defect —a large hole in the center of the heart —on Nov. 11, 2014, and underwent a pair of surgeries to repair the defect, Lee’or tells PEOPLE. Char Adams, PEOPLE.com, 10 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of atrioventricular

1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for atrioventricular

New Latin atrium + English ventricular

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“Atrioventricular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atrioventricular. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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More Definitions for atrioventricular

atrioventricular

adjective
atrio·​ven·​tric·​u·​lar | \ ˌā-trē-(ˌ)ō-ˌven-ˈtrik-yə-lər How to pronounce atrioventricular (audio) \

Medical Definition of atrioventricular

1 : of, relating to, or situated between an atrium and ventricle
2 : of, involving, or being the atrioventricular node

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