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Heart Ventricles MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Heart Ventricles
Tree Number(s)
A07.541.560
Unique ID
D006352
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006352
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
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.
Entry Term(s)
Cardiac Ventricle
Cardiac Ventricles
Heart Ventricle
Left Ventricle
Right Ventricle
See Also
Radionuclide Ventriculography
Ventricular Pressure
Public MeSH Note
2004; see HEART VENTRICLE 1966-2003
History Note
2004(1966)
Entry Combination
physiology:Ventricular Function
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/05
Heart Ventricles Preferred
Right Ventricle Narrower
Left Ventricle Narrower
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