Bundle Of His Definition
The bundle of cardiac muscle fibers that conducts the electrical impulses that regulate the heartbeat, from the atrioventricular node in the right atrium to the septum between the ventricles and then to the left and right ventricles.
American Heritage Medicine
- truncus atrioventricularis
- atrioventricular trunk
- atrioventricular bundle
Other Word Forms of Bundle Of His
Singular:bundle of His
Plural:bundles of His
Origin of Bundle Of His
Named for Swiss cardiologist Wilhelm His, Jr., who discovered the function of these cells in 1893.
After Wilhelm His , Jr. (1863–1934), Swiss physician
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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