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Definitions and Synonyms of papillary muscle | Another word for papillary muscle | What is papillary muscle?

Definition 1: any of several muscles associated with the atrioventricular valves - [noun denoting body]

Samples where papillary muscle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the papillary muscles contract during systole to prevent regurgitation of blood into the atria

(papillary muscle is a kind of ...) the muscle tissue of the heart; adapted to continued rhythmic contraction

(... is part of papillary muscle) either of two heart valves through which blood flows from the atria to the ventricles; prevents return of blood to the atrium

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