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Descriptor in English: Heart Ventricles
Descriptor in Spanish: Ventrículos Cardíacos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ventrículos do Coração
Descriptor in French: Ventricules cardiaques
Entry term(s): Cardiac Ventricle
Cardiac Ventricles
Heart Ventricle
Left Ventricle
Left Ventricles
Right Ventricle
Right Ventricles
Ventricle, Cardiac
Ventricle, Heart
Ventricle, Left
Ventricle, Right
Ventricles, Cardiac
Ventricles, Heart
Ventricles, Left
Ventricles, Right
Tree number(s): A07.541.560
Scope note: The lower right and left chambers of the heart. The right ventricle pumps venous BLOOD into the LUNGS and the left ventricle pumps oxygenated blood into the systemic arterial circulation.
Annotation: ventricular hypertrophy = HYPERTROPHY, LEFT VENTRICULAR or HYPERTROPHY, RIGHT VENTRICULAR; false ventricular tendons: index PURKINJE FIBERS but see note there; PAPILLARY MUSCLES & CHORDAE TENDINEAE are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2004(1966)
See also the descriptors: Radionuclide Ventriculography MeSH
Ventricular Pressure MeSH
DeCS UI: 6505
Descriptor UI: D006352
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/05
Heart Ventricles - Preferred
Concept UI M0009975
Scope note The lower right and left chambers of the heart. The right ventricle pumps venous BLOOD into the LUNGS and the left ventricle pumps oxygenated blood into the systemic arterial circulation.
Preferred term Heart Ventricles
Entry term(s) Cardiac Ventricle
Cardiac Ventricles
Heart Ventricle
Ventricle, Cardiac
Ventricle, Heart
Ventricles, Cardiac
Ventricles, Heart
Right Ventricle - Narrower
Concept UI M0449363
Preferred term Right Ventricle
Entry term(s) Right Ventricles
Ventricle, Right
Ventricles, Right
Left Ventricle - Narrower
Concept UI M0449364
Preferred term Left Ventricle
Entry term(s) Left Ventricles
Ventricle, Left
Ventricles, Left



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