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ventricle

Anatomy
1. a chamber of the heart, having thick muscular walls, that receives blood from the atrium and pumps it to the arteries
2. any one of the four main cavities of the vertebrate brain, which contain cerebrospinal fluid
3. any of various other small cavities in the body

ventricle

[′ven·trə·kəl]
(anatomy)
A chamber, or one of two chambers, in the vertebrate heart which receives blood from the atrium and forces it into the arteries by contraction of the muscular wall.
One of the interconnecting, fluid-filled chambers of the vertebrate brain that are continuous with the canal of the spinal cord.
(zoology)
A cavity in a body part or organ.
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The pulmonary valve is oversown and a conduit placed between the right ventricle and pulmonary artery.
This article explores an alternative conception held by high school and first-year university biology students regarding the structure of the left and right ventricles of the heart and the significance of the left ventricular wall being thicker than the right.
It is indicated for treatment of malfunctions in the blood vessels that carry blood from the right ventricle to the pulmonary artery that involve blocking of the pulmonary valve and/or complete opening without a functioning valve.
Peripheral cyanosis, and swelling of the lower extremities (peripheral edema) and of the abdomen (ascites) appear as the afterload on the right ventricle increases.
Reformatted, coronal oblique contrast enhanced CT through the right and left ventricles demonstrates contrast extending from the right ventricle into the pericardium and intraperitoneal space (arrow).
We implant the minipacemaker inside the heart's right ventricle by slipping it onto a catheter guided through the femoral vein," Dr Majdi said.
Symptoms of right heart overload accompanied by a significant increase (as individual from main and the control group) of indicators of the anterior wall thickness of the right ventricle (in cm), respectively, to (0.
Gender, anatomical type, defect size, pulmonary and systemic flow ratio, pulmonary arterial pressure, right ventricle size or left ventricle systolic function do not have any relationship with late phase developed AF.
On apical four-chamber images, the lateral mitral valve for the left ventricle, lateral tricuspid valve for the right ventricle and interventricular septum were measured in the middle segment.
In order to calculate RV 2D-AC according to the formula below [4], the Right Ventricle Systolic (RVSA) and Diastolic (RVDA) 2D areas were drawn from apical 4-chamber view
The sensor lead in the heart's right ventricle monitors for any abnormal changes in the heart's electrical activity and provides feedback to the stimulator enabling it to react.
It has been clearly shown that right ventricle function is impaired in various diseases due to chronic hypoxia (2).

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