left atrium definition

  • noun:
    • one of many chambers of this heart in people as well as other mammals, obtains oxygenated blood from the lungs through the pulmonary veins, and pumps it in to the remaining ventricle.
    • the left upper chamber associated with heart that gets bloodstream through the pulmonary veins

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