Definition of atrioventricular in English:


Line breaks: atrio|ven¦tricu¦lar
Pronunciation: /ˌeɪtrɪə(ʊ)vɛnˈtrɪkjʊlə


Anatomy & Physiology
  • Relating to the atrial and ventricular chambers of the heart, or the connection or coordination between them.
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    • Prenatal scanning is now so sophisticated that in Britain over half of all cases of hypoplastic left heart and atrioventricular connections involving a single ventricle are now diagnosed before birth.
    • Thus, after delay in the atrioventricular mode, atrial contraction is followed by rapid and coordinated contraction of the ventricles.
    • Atrial tachycardia with atrioventricular block is typically seen with digoxin toxicity.

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