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General Anatomy > Cardiovascular system > Heart > False chordae tendineae



The false chordae tendineae are not attached to the cusps of the atrioventricular valve, unlike the true chordae tendineae. They are only connected between papillary muscles or to the ventricular wall or ventricula septum.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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