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Chordae Tendineae MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Chordae Tendineae
Tree Number(s)
A07.541.510.240
Unique ID
D002815
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002815
Annotation
for disease, coord IM with HEART VALVE DISEASES (IM); PAPILLARY MUSCLES is also available but read MeSH definition; false tendons: index PURKINJE FIBERS but see note there
Scope Note
The tendinous cords that connect each cusp of the two atrioventricular HEART VALVES to appropriate PAPILLARY MUSCLES in the HEART VENTRICLES, preventing the valves from reversing themselves when the ventricles contract.
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Chordae Tendineae Preferred
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