chorda

(redirected from chordae)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to chordae: Heart tendon

chorda

 [kor´dah] (pl. chor´dae) (L.)
a cord or sinew. adj., adj chor´dal.
chorda mag´na Achilles tendon.
chor´dae tendi´neae tendinous cords connecting the two atrioventricular valves to the appropriate papillary muscles in the heart ventricles.
Chordae tendineae of the posterior cusps of atrioventricular valves in a cross-section of the heart. From Dorland's, 2000.
chorda tym´pani a nerve originating from the facial nerve, distributed to the submandibular, sublingual, and lingual glands and the anterior two-thirds of the tongue; it is a parasympathetic and special sensory nerve.
chorda umbilica´lis umbilical cord.
chorda voca´lis vocal cord.

chor·da

, pl.

chor·dae

(kōr'dă, -dē), [TA]
A tendinous or a cord-like structure.
See also: cord.
[L., cord]

chorda

/chor·da/ (kor´dah) pl. chor´dae   [L.] a cord or sinew.chor´dal
chorda dorsa´lis  notochord.
chorda mag´na  Achilles tendon.
chor´dae tendi´neae cor´dis  tendinous cords connecting the two atrioventricular valves to the appropriate papillary muscles in the heart ventricles.
chorda tym´pani  a nerve originating from the intermediate nerve, distributed to the submandibular, sublingual, and lingual glands and anterior two thirds of the tongue; it is a parasympathetic and special sensory nerve.

chorda

[kôr′də]
a string filament such as a nerve or tendon.

chor·da

, pl. chordae (kōr'dă, -dē) [TA]
A tendinous or a cordlike structure.
See also: cord
[L., cord]

chor·da

, pl. chordae (kōr'dă, -dē) [TA]
A tendinous or a cordlike structure.
[L., cord]

chorda

pl. chordae [L.] a cord or sinew.

chorda magna
Achilles tendon.
chorda tendineae
tendinous cords connecting the two atrioventricular valves to the appropriate papillary muscles in the heart ventricles.
Enlarge picture
Ruptured chorda tendineae in a horse heart at necropsy. By permission from Knottenbelt DC, Pascoe RR, Diseases and Disorders of the Horse, Saunders, 2003
chorda tendineae rupture
causes acute, massive, cardiac insufficiency leading to congestive heart failure and an early death; called also detachment.
chorda tympani
a nerve originating from the facial nerve, distributed to the submandibular, sublingual and lingual glands and the anterior two-thirds of the tongue; it is a parasympathetic and special sensory nerve.
chorda umbilicalis
umbilical cord.
chorda vocalis
vocal cord.
References in periodicals archive ?
Procurement Medical Surgical Materials - Chordae - Under Section B -Sectia Lots and Attached Specifications
The company received the CE mark in December 2012 for the DS1000 device for minimally invasive mitral valve repair via surgical implantation of artificial chordae tendinae.
Aberrant mitral valve chordae and in particular on the AMVL are an extremely rare finding with only a handful of cases reported in the literature [1, 2, 4].
In cases of ruptured chordae on the mitral valve, the standard procedure is open-heart surgery to replace the damaged chordae.
25/F Vegetation attached to 400 tricuspid valve 46/M Vegetation attached 0 to anterior mitral leaflet 14/M Vegetation attached to tip of 200 anterior mitral leaflet 13/M Vegetation attached to 200 anterior mitral leaflet 28/M Vegetation attached to 400 anterior coronary cusp of aortic valve 30/M Vegetation attached to both 200 anterior and posterior mitral leaflet extending to chordae tendinae 50/F Vegetation attached to non- 400 coronary cusp of aortic valve 40/M Calcified aortic valve 400 40/M Vegetation attached to right 800 atrium anterior leaf of tricuspid valve and lateral cusp of pulmonary valve Patient IgG titer to Coxiella age, y/sex burnetii phase I Causative agent 25/F 100 Bartonella quintana 46/M 800 Coxiella burnetii 14/M 0 B.
The chorda tympani nerve was seen leaving the iter chordae posterior and passing between the malleus and incus.
Proximal tip of the lead was pulled off but the distal part was not been able to be moved due to strict adherence to the septal leaflet and its chordae.
I had popped a chordae, and my regurgitation was now described by a word that I now use more seriously and with trepidation--severe.
1) Rupture of mitral chordae tendineae may result in severe mitral regurgitation, and may cause pulmonary edema.
An instrumental performance of Monteverdi's third book based on Charteris's edition is available on the Centaur label (Third Book of Madrigals for Viol Consort, Sex Chordae Consort of Viols/John Dornenburg, CRC 2482 [2000], CD).
6: "Chordas autem dictas a corde, quia sicut pulsus est cordis in pectore, ita pulsus chordae in cithara.
Rupture of chordae tendineae is a main cause of mitral valve insufficiency, requiring corrective surgery.