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glossary:right_atrium [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||The right upper chamber of the [[heart]]. The right atrium receives deoxygenated [[blood]] from the body through the vena cava and pumps it into the right ventricle which then sends it to the lungs to be oxygenated. |
|+||Common Misspellings: right atrum, right autrium|
|+||See also: [[Left atrium]] |