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right atrium of heart

 

Definition: right atrium, the atrium of the right side of the heart that receives the blood from the venae cavae and coronary sinus and to which it passes to the right ventricle.

Synonym(s): atrium cordis dextrumTA, atrium dextrum cordis

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