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What are the enlarged muscles in ventricles attached to chordae tendinae known as?

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Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Papillary muscle

The papillary muscles attach to the cusps of the atrioventricular valves (a.
K.A. The mitral and tricuspid valves) via the chordae tendinae and contract to prevent inversion or prolapse of these valves.

In brief: Papillary muscle

The papillary muscles attach to the cusps of the atrioventricular valves (a.
K.A. The mitral and tricuspid valves) via the chordae tendinae and contract to prevent inversion or prolapse of these valves.
Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
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Dr. Michael Fenster
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Papillary muscles

The ventricular tissue that give rise to the chordae are often referred to as papillary muscles.

In brief: Papillary muscles

The ventricular tissue that give rise to the chordae are often referred to as papillary muscles.
Dr. Michael Fenster
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