Basis cordis

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Basis cordis --> base of heart

That part of the heart that lies opposite the apex, formed mainly by the left atrium but to a small extent by the posterior part of the right atrium; it is directed backward and to the right and is separated from the vertebral column by the oesophagus and aorta.

Synonym: basis cordis.

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