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Problem: What is the function of the chordae tendineae and the papillarv muscles?

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The chordae tendineae are a group of tough, tendinous strands in the heart. They are commonly referred to as the “heart strings” since they resemble small pieces of string. Functionally, the chordae tendineae play a vital role in holding the atrioventricular valves in place while the heart is pumping blood.

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What is the function of the chordae tendineae and the papillarv muscles?

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