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what is the significance of a heart valve tendon?
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Heart strings: Cord like tendons that connect the papillary muscle to the tricuspid and mitral valve. By relaxing during atrial systole blood pass to the ventricle and contracting during ventricular systole and preventing the prolapse of the valves.
Answered on Nov 17, 2016
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