intercalated disc(redirected from Intercalcated discs)
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a specialized intercellular attachment of cardiac muscle cells comprising gap junctions, fascia adherens, and occasionally desmosomes.
in·ter·ca·la·ted disc(in-tĕr'kă-lā-tĕd disk)
A histologic feature of cardiac muscle, occurring at the junction of two myocardial cells; site of intercellular passage of ions and electrical impulses.