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ventricle

 [ven´trĭ-k'l]
a small cavity or chamber, as in the brain or heart.
ventricle of Arantius
1. the rhomboid fossa, especially its lower end.
fourth ventricle a median cavity in the hindbrain, containing cerebrospinal fluid.
ventricle of larynx the space between the true and false vocal cords.
lateral ventricle the cavity in each cerebral hemisphere, derived from the cavity of the embryonic tube, containing cerebrospinal fluid.
left ventricle the lower chamber of the left side of the heart, which pumps oxygenated blood out through the aorta to all the tissues of the body.
Morgagni's ventricle ventricle of larynx.
pineal ventricle an extension of the third ventricle into the stalk of the pineal body.
right ventricle the lower chamber of the right side of the heart, which pumps venous blood through the pulmonary trunk and arteries to the capillaries of the lung.
third ventricle a narrow cleft below the corpus callosum, within the diencephalon between the two thalami.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

left ven·tri·cle (LV),

[TA]
the lower chamber on the left side of the heart that receives the arterial blood from the left atrium and drives it by the contraction of its walls into the aorta.
Synonym(s): ventriculus sinister [TA]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

left ven·tri·cle

(left ven'tri-kĕl) [TA]
The lower chamber on the left side of the heart that receives the arterial blood from the left atrium and drives it by the contraction of its walls into the aorta.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Left ventricle

The large chamber on the lower left side of the heart. The left ventricle sends blood to the aorta and the rest of the body.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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This paper discusses why a greater blood pressure is generated by the left ventricle and relates this directly to the forces exerted.
Western blot analyses were used to determine [p47.sup.phox] and [p67.sup.phox] in the left ventricle, right ventricle, and atria tissues in the four subgroups of rats.
Residual volumes of the left ventricle (end-diastolic volume and end-systolic volume), stroke output, and ejection fraction were calculated using the Simpson method.
with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, where the left ventricle in his heart is undeveloped.
The progression of heart failure is associated with left ventricle remodelling, with increased left ventricle end-diastolic and end-systolic volumes, wall thickening, and worsening of the systolic function.
2A) showed enlarged left ventricle end-diastolic dimension of the left ventricle was 6.21 cm, end-systolic dimension of the left ventricle was 5.6 cm and decreased systolic function.
The EEC of left ventricle was modified to simulate LVAMI and subsequent LVA (Figure 1).

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