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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

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