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Bundle of his

Definition
noun
The bundle of cardiac muscles beginning at the trunk of the atrioventricular node, passing through the right atrioventricular fibrous ring, then, extends to the membranous portion of the interventricular septum. Its function involves electrical conduction, transmitting the electrical impulses from the atrioventricular node to the apex of the fascicular branches.
Supplement
The trunk of the atrioventricular node branches into two, referred to as the right crus and the left crus.
Synonyms:

  • atrioventricular bundle
  • AV bundle
  • fasciculus atrioventricularis
  • atrioventricular band
  • gaskells bridge
  • His band
  • His bundle
  • Keiths bundle
  • Kents bundle
  • Kent-His bundle
  • ventriculonector


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