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atrioventricular

adjective uk   /ˌeɪ.tri.əʊ.venˈtrɪk.jə.lər/  us   /-oʊ.venˈtrɪk.jə.lɚ/ specialized
relating to the connection between the atrium ( =top space) and ventricle (= bottom space) of the heart
relating to the heart's AV node ( = area of the heart that transmits electrical impulses)
(Definition of atrioventricular from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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