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Sinoatrial Node

Definition: The small mass of modified cardiac muscle fibers located in the upper part of the right atrium. Contraction impulses are generated at the SA node and spread over the atrium, then transmitted by the Bundle of HIS to the ventricles.

Pronunciation: si″no-a´tre-al

Body System: Cardiovascular

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