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Anatomy of the Heart



Atrioventricular Node



What is the atrioventricular node?

  • The atrioventricular (AV) node is a section of nodal tissue that lies on the right side of the partition that divides the atria, near the bottom of the right atrium.

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Cardiac Conduction

Cardiac Cycle

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