heart ventricle


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Noun1.heart ventricle - a chamber of the heart that receives blood from an atrium and pumps it to the arteriesheart ventricle - a chamber of the heart that receives blood from an atrium and pumps it to the arteries
left ventricle - the chamber on the left side of the heart that receives arterial blood from the left atrium and pumps it into the aorta
right ventricle - the chamber on the right side of the heart that receives venous blood from the right atrium and pumps it into the pulmonary trunk
chamber - an enclosed volume in the body; "the chambers of his heart were healthy"
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And overall, about 10 percent of the teens had some level of enlargement in their left heart ventricle.
Aneurysm is an abnormal, blood-filled sac formed by dilation of the wall of a blood vessel or heart ventricle, most commonly the abdominal aorta and intracranial arteries, resulting from disease or trauma to the wall, as in atherosclerosis.
This study showed and induced structural changes in the heart ventricle tissues indicating a negative impact on the capacity of the cardiac muscle for pumping blood and may cause heart attack due to accumulation of free radicals and tissue inflammation.
The system is used for short-time circulatory support in patients in cardiogenic shock due to heart ventricle (left or right) pump failure.
Ben Arnold, two, was born with a single heart ventricle instead of the normal two, which receive and pump out blood around the body.
Simon Haynes, her consultant in paediatric intensive care, said: "Blair was the first child in the world to receive this size of Berlin Heart ventricle.
In August the same year, she suffered from malaria and failure of the left heart ventricle.
The result is the left heart ventricle enlarges as it desperately tries to force blood out through the constricted aortic valve.
The ejection fraction--the pumped blood volume to total left heart ventricle volume--was measured by high resolution ultrasound.
Purification of enzyme Fresh heart ventricle tissue (1350g) was homogenized in 2700 mL of 10 mM phosphate buffer pH 7.
The left heart ventricle itself is tiny, and the first part of the aorta (main artery) is very small, often only a few millimetres in diameter.
Symptoms of the disease include fainting, rapid heart beats and fatty deposits on the heart ventricle walls, and it affects about one in 10,000 people.