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Definition 1: a chamber of the heart that receives blood from an atrium and pumps it to the arteries - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for ventricle in the sense of this definition

(ventricle is a kind of ...) an enclosed volume in the body

"the chambers of his heart were healthy"

(... is a kind of ventricle ) the chamber on the left side of the heart that receives arterial blood from the left atrium and pumps it into the aorta

(... is a kind of 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

Definition 2: one of four connected cavities in the brain; is continuous with the central canal of the spinal cord and contains cerebrospinal fluid - [noun denoting body]

(ventricle is a kind of ...) (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body

(... is a kind of ventricle ) an irregular ventricle between the third ventricle and the central canal of the spinal cord

(... is a kind of ventricle ) a narrow ventricle in the midplane below the corpus callosum; communicates with the fourth ventricle via the Sylvian aqueduct

(... is a kind of ventricle ) either of two horseshoe-shaped ventricles one in each cerebral hemisphere; they communicate with the third ventricle via the foramen of Monro

(ventricle is a part of ...) clear liquid produced in the ventricles of the brain; fills and protects cavities in the brain and spinal cord

(... is part of ventricle) that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord

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