Definition of atrial in English:

atrial

adjective

  • See atrium

    • ‘An increase of vagal tone after exercise occasionally can lead to episodes of atrial fibrillation.’
    • ‘In some cases, an atrial septal defect closes without treatment in the first few weeks after birth.’
    • ‘The aortic and mitral valves functioned normally, and the left atrial size was normal.’
    • ‘This increase in left atrial pressure causes an increase in pulmonary venous pressures.’
    • ‘In first degree block there is a delay in conduction of the atrial impulse to the ventricles, usually at the level of the atrioventricular node.’
    • ‘This guideline provides an outline for the care of the majority of patients with atrial fibrillation.’

Pronunciation

atrial

/ˈeɪtrɪəl/