Atrium

Atrium,

Definition of Atrium:

  1. Each of the two upper cavities of the heart from which blood is passed to the ventricles. The right atrium receives deoxygenated blood from the veins of the body; the left atrium receives oxygenated blood from the pulmonary vein.

  2. Courtyard or patio to which rooms open.

  3. Large open space in a building (such as a hotel), usually having a fountain or pool and a glass roof (skylight).

  4. An open-roofed entrance hall or central court in an ancient Roman house.

Synonyms of Atrium

Entrance hall, Hallway, Entry, Entrance, Lobby, Foyer, Vestibule, Reception area, Atrium, Concourse

How to use Atrium in a sentence?

  1. The right atrium receives oxygen-poor blood from the body.
  2. The sequence of these spaces in the palace suggests the atrium and peristyle of Roman houses, basic features of domestic architecture emphasized by the Roman writer Vitruvius.

Meaning of Atrium & Atrium Definition