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The left ventricle is the portion of the heart that is primarily responsible for pumping blood throughout the body.
But there was more: an MRI revealed that Mac’s right ventricle was enlarged — a frequent consequence for those with tetralogy of Fallot, and for some patients with other congenital heart defects.
Before long Niru and his father are on their way back to Nigeria for gay conversion therapy of a sort that would warm the ventricles of Mike Pence’s tattletale heart.
Her heart went into ventricular tachycardia, which is a condition in which the lower chambers of the heart (ventricles) beat very quickly.
Wall Street, despite being the left ventricle of capitalism, is dominated by Democrats—a fact that has inspired plenty of cognitive dissonance in the last year, and especially so as the tax plan has winded its way through Congress.
Before Will was born, he was diagnosed with a significant heart abnormality: hypoplastic left heart syndrome, in which the left ventricle is severely underdeveloped.
Below them, exaggerated versions of BMW’s trademark air ventricles in each corner help cut the visual bulk of the rear bumper.
Kimmel has not said whether Billy has undergone a second surgery to repair the hole between his left and right ventricle.
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Origin and Etymology of ventricle
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
VENTRICLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ventricle for English Language Learners
: one of two sections of the heart that pump blood out to the body
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