Tawara's node

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The atrioventricular node which is the beginning of the auricular-ventricular bundle of His.

Description

The atrioventricular node, a small node of modified cardiac muscle that is the beginning of the auricular-ventricular bundle of His.

Bibliography

  • S. Tawara:
    Das Reizleitungssystem des Säugetierherzens. Eine anatomische Studie über das atrioventrikuläre Bündel und die Purkinjeschen Fäden. Mit einem Vorwort von L. Aschoff.
    Jena, G. Fischer 1906.
  • W. Koch, in:
    Deutsche medicinische Wochenschrift, 1909, 35: 429.

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