Skip to Content
Medical Term:

left atrium of heart


Definition: atrium of the left side of the heart that receives the blood from the pulmonary veins and from which it passes ot the left ventricle.

Synonym(s): atrium cordis sinistrumTA, atrium pulmonale, atrium sinistrum cordis

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.