Recent Examples of ventricle from the Web
The challenge here is not just that printing human tissue is hard, but that human hearts are very complex structures, with muscles, nerves, ventricles, valves, and blood vessels.
The World Cup, bless its enormous heart — which this year is missing Italian, American, Chilean and Dutch ventricles and auricles — can bring out the worst (acting, officiating) and best (quotes, actions) in people.
Costa wondered if just being in the shape of a ventricle could give them many more of the properties found in natural heart muscle.
The disruption weakens the left ventricle causing it to balloon.
Stroke volume refers to the volume of blood pumped per heartbeat, and end-diastolic volume is a measurement of the filling capacity of the left ventricle, according to Beyer.
The mechanical pump connects to her heart and does what the ventricle is supposed to do: pump blood.
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.
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Origin and Etymology of ventricle
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
VENTRICLE Defined for Kids
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