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[kawr-duh ten-din-ee-uh] /ˈkɔr də tɛnˈdɪn i ə/

noun, plural chordae tendineae
[kawr-dee ten-din-ee-ee] /ˈkɔr di tɛnˈdɪn iˌi/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
any of the tendons extending from the papillary muscles to the atrioventricular valves and preventing the valves from moving into the atria during ventricular contraction.


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