HyperDic: ventricle

English > 2 senses of the word ventricle:
NOUNbodyventricleone of four connected cavities in the brain
bodyventricle, heart ventriclea chamber of the heart that receives blood from an atrium and pumps it to the arteries
English > ventricle: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningOne of four connected cavities in the brain; is continuous with the central canal of the spinal cord and contains cerebrospinal fluid.
Part ofbrain, encephalonThat part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers
Partsspinal fluid, cerebrospinal fluidClear liquid / liquid produced in the ventricles of the brain
Narrowerfourth ventricleAn irregular ventricle between the third ventricle and the central canal of the spinal cord
lateral ventricleEither of two horseshoe-shaped ventricles one in each cerebral hemisphere
third ventricleA narrow ventricle in the midplane below the corpus callosum
Broadercavity, bodily cavity, cavum(anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus / sinus within the body
Spanishventrículo
Catalanventricle
Adjectivesintraventricularwithin the system of ventricles in the brain
ventricularof or relating to a ventricle / ventricle (of the heart or brain)
English > ventricle: 2 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningA chamber of the heart that receives blood from an atrium and pumps it to the arteries.
Synonymheart ventricle
Narrowerleft ventricleThe chamber on the left side of the heart that receives arterial blood from the left atrium and pumps it into the aorta
right ventricleThe chamber on the right side of the heart that receives venous blood from the right atrium and pumps it into the pulmonary trunk
BroaderchamberAn enclosed volume in the body
Spanishventrículo
Catalanventricle
Adjectivesatrioventricular, auriculoventricularrelating to or affecting the atria and ventricles of the heart
ventricularof or relating to a ventricle / ventricle (of the heart or brain)

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