Organ: Atria


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Atria: Upper two of the four chambers of the heart
Introduction: One of the two receiving chambers of the heart. The right atrium receives oxygen-poor blood from the body. The left atrium receives oxygen-rich blood from the lungs. The plural of atrium is atria. 1
Condition count: 2 ; see list below.
Related organs: heart (55), ventricle (2), left atrium (0), right atrium (0)
Organs: all organs

Diseases list: The following list of medical conditions have 'Atria' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:

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  • Atrial Fibrillation ... atria
  • Atrial flutter ... atria

    Footnotes:
    1. excerpt from NHLBI, Facts About Primary Pulmonary Hypertension: NHLBI

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