ventricular

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adjective ven·tric·u·lar \ ven-ˈtri-kyə-lər , vən- \

Definition of ventricular

:of, relating to, or being a ventricle
  • ventricular fibrillation
  • ventricular pressure
  • ventricular myocardium

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Origin and Etymology of ventricular

borrowed from New Latin ventriculāris, from Latin ventriculus "stomach, ventricle" + -āris -ar


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ventricular

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adjective ven·tric·u·lar \ ven-ˈtrik-yə-lər, vən- \

medical Definition of ventricular

:of, relating to, or being a ventricle especially of the heart or brain

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