left atrium of heart

left a·tri·um of heart

[TA]
atrium of the left side of the heart that receives the blood from the pulmonary veins and from which it passes ot the left ventricle.
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left a·tri·um of heart

(left ā'trē-ŭm hahrt) [TA]
The upper chamber of the left side of the heart which receives the blood from the pulmonary veins.
Synonym(s): atrium cordis sinistrum [TA] , atrium pulmonale, atrium sinistrum cordis.
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