What is chorda?

Chorda are:

  • - 1. A tendon
  • - 2. A stringlike anatomic structure.

chordae tendineae Tendinous strands in the heart ventricles, extending from the papillary muscles to the leaflets of the atrioventricular valves.
c. tympani A branch of the facial nerve that innervates the submandibular and sublingual glands and the anterior two-thirds on the tongue.

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