Science / Biology / Ventricle: The chamber of the heart that pumps the blood into the blood vessels that carry it away from the heart. The lower chamber of the heart through which blood leaves the heart.
Science / Psychiatry / Ventricles: (ven-trih-kals) In the brain, these are four fluid-filled chambers that form a network with the spinal chord. MORE
Science / Biology / Systole: The contraction of the ventricles that opens the semilunar valve and forces blood into the arteries. MORE
Science / Biology / Aorta: The artery that carries blood from the left ventricle for distribution throughout the tissues of the body. The largest diameter and thickest walled artery in the body. MORE
Health / Fitness / Heart Rate: The number of times your heart beats per minute. MORE
Science / Biology / Diastole: The filling of the ventricle of the heart with blood. MORE
Science / Biology / Semilunar Valve: A valve between each ventricle of the heart and the artery connected to that ventricle. MORE