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Medical Term:

conducting system of heart


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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