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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A chamber of the heart that receives blood from an atrium and pumps it to the arteries; One of four connected cavities in the brain.

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  • The left ventricle is built stronger than the right ventricle, because it has to work harder.
  • A surgical procedure performed to repair heart defects in which only one ventricle is functional.
  • Approximately 3,000 children are born in the United States each year with severe heart defects in which one ventricle is too small or weak to pump effectively.
  • This connects through a narrow aperture with the third ventricle, which is rather long and thin. for more
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