atrioventricular trunk n.
The bundle of cardiac muscle fibers that begins at the atrioventricular node and passes through the right atrioventricular fibrous ring to the membranous part of the interventricular septum. Also called atrioventricular bundle, His bundle, ventriculonector.
. (of a sail) in position and ready for trimming. (of a yard) hoisted and ready to be fastened in position. (of an upper mast) unfastened and ready for lowering. Historical Examples Her anchor was atrip, that is, the cable was hove short, showing that she was ready to sail at a moment’s notice. Equatorial […]
Architecture. Also called cavaedium. the main or central room of an ancient Roman house, open to the sky at the center and usually having a pool for the collection of rain water. a courtyard, flanked or surrounded by porticoes, in front of an early or medieval Christian church. a skylit central court in a contemporary […]
not . atoxic a·tox·ic (ā-tŏk’sĭk) n. Not toxic.
a combination of 1. and 1. or 2 , used infrequently as an independent suffix with the same senses as 1. and 2 : affirmatory; observatory . suffix of, relating to, characterized by, or serving to: circulatory, exploratory, migratory, explanatory