atrioventricular node

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atrioventricular node

[¦ā·trē·o‚ven¦trik·yə·lər ′nōd]
(anatomy)
A group of slow-conducting fibers in the atrium of the vertebrate heart that are stimulated by impulses originating in the sinoatrial node and conduct impulses to the bundle of His.
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Nitric oxide regulation of atrioventricular node excitability.
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