Complete Definition of "atrium"

Image:Göttingen-SUB-atrium.02.JPG|thumb|right|A library atrium.
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Etymology
From L. atrium#Latin|Ätrium (entry hall)

Noun
en-noun|atri|a|pl2=atriums

  1. context|architecture A square hall lighted from above, into which rooms open at one or more levels.
  2. anatomy A body cavity or chamber, especially an upper chamber of the heart that receives blood from the veins and forces it into a ventricle. An auricle. In higher vertebrates, the right atrium receives blood from the superior vena cava and inferior vena cava, and the left atrium receives blood from the left and right pulmonary veins.

Translations
trans-top|square hall
Finnish: t-|fi|atrium
French: t+|fr|atrium|m
German: t-|de|Atrium|n
Greek: t|el|αίθÏιο|n|sc=Grek
trans-mid
Romanian: t|ro|atrium|n
Slovene: t|sl|atrij|m
trans-bottom

trans-top|body cavity
Czech: t|cs|pÅedsíÅ|f
Greek: t+|el|κÏλÏοÏ|m|sc=Grek
trans-mid
Romanian: t|ro|atriu|n
trans-bottom

Derived terms
atrial

Category:English nouns with irregular plurals


Latin

Noun
la-noun|Ätrium|atrii|ÄtriÄ«|n|second

  1. welcoming room in a Roman villa

Inflection
la-decl-2nd-N|atri|Ätri

See also
vestibulum

Category:Etruscan derivations

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