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Endocardial Cushions

"Endocardial Cushions" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A fetal heart structure that is the bulging areas in the cardiac septum between the HEART ATRIA and the HEART VENTRICLES. During development, growth and fusion of endocardial cushions at midline forms the two atrioventricular canals, the sites for future TRICUSPID VALVE and BICUSPID VALVE.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Endocardial Cushions" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Endocardial Cushions" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2009
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