His Bundle

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Related to His Bundle: atrioventricular bundle

a·tri·o·ven·tric·u·lar bun·dle

the bundle of modified cardiac muscle fibers that begins at the atrioventricular node as the trunk of the atrioventricular bundle and passes through the right atrioventricular fibrous ring to the membranous part of the interventricular septum where the trunk divides into two branches, the right bundle [TA] (crus dextrum [TA]) of the atrioventricular bundle and the left bundle [TA] (crus sinistrum [TA]) of the atrioventricular bundle; the two crura ramify in the subendocardium of their respective ventricles.
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The bundle of conduction fibers, first described by Wilhelm His, which originates from the A-V node and descends into the ventricles, before the conduction system splits into bundle branches
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Wilhelm, Jr., German physician, 1863-1934.
His band - Synonym(s): His bundle
His bundle - modified cardiac muscle fibers. Synonym(s): atrioventricular bundle; His band; Kent bundle; Kent-His bundle
His bundle electrogram - an electrogram recorded from the His bundle.
His bundle heart block
His bundle recording
His spindle - a fusiform dilation of the aorta immediately beyond the isthmus. Synonym(s): aortic spindle
His-Tawara system - the complex system of interlacing Purkinje fibers within the ventricular myocardium.
Kent-His bundle - Synonym(s): His bundle


Wilhelm, Sr., Swiss anatomist and embryologist in Germany, 1831-1904.
duct of His - Synonym(s): Bochdalek duct
His copula - a median elevation in the floor of the embryonic pharynx that is incorporated in the root of the tongue. Synonym(s): hypobranchial eminence
His line - a line dividing the face into an upper and a lower, or dental part.
His perivascular space - Synonym(s): Virchow-Robin space
His rule - an obsolete calculation for the duration of pregnancy.
isthmus of His - the anterior portion of the rhombencephalon connecting with the mesencephalon. Synonym(s): rhombencephalic isthmus
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