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conducting system of heart


Definition: the system of atypical modified muscle fibers comprising the sinuatrial node, atrioventricular node and bundle, the right and left bundles, and their terminal subendocardial branches (the Purkinje network).

Synonym(s): complexus stimulans cordisTA, systema conducens cordis

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