Sinoatrial-node



[sahy-noh-ey-tree-uh l, sahy-] /ˈsaɪ noʊˈeɪ tri əl, ˌsaɪ-/
noun, Anatomy.
1.
a small mass of tissue in the right atrium functioning as pacemaker of the heart by giving rise to the electric impulses that initiate heart contractions.

sinoatrial node n.
Abbr. SAN
A small mass of specialized cardiac muscle fibers located in the posterior wall of the right atrium of the heart that acts as a pacemaker of the cardiac conduction system by generating at regular intervals the electric impulses of the heartbeat. Also called sinoauricular node, sinus node.
sinoatrial node
(sī’nō-ā’trē-əl)
A small mass of specialized cardiac muscle fibers that acts as a pacemaker by initiating and maintaining normal heartbeat and cardiac rhythm. It is located in the right atrium.

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