Ventricle may refer to:

  • Ventricle (heart), the pumping chambers of the heart
  • Ventricular system in the brain
  • Ventricle of the larynx, a structure in the larynx
  • Stomach of the gastrointestinal tract

Other articles related to "ventricle":

Tela Chorioidea Of Third Ventricle
... part of the choroid plexus in relation to the body of the ventricle forms the vascular fringed margin of a triangular process of pia mater, named the tela ...
Anterior Horn Of Lateral Ventricle
... The anterior horn of the lateral ventricle (also anterior cornu of the lateral ventricle, frontal horn of the lateral ventricle or precornu) is a portion of the lateral ...
Lateral Recess
... The lateral recess is a projection of the fourth ventricle which extends into the inferior cerebellar peduncle of the brainstem ... Ventricular system, rhombencephalon, met- and myel- fourth ventricle (TA A14.1.05.701–726, GA 9.797) Roof (dorsal) rostral Superior medullary velum (Frenulu ...
Split S2 - Physiologic Split
... via the superior and inferior vena cavae, and into the right ventricle by increasing the pressure gradient (blood is being pulled by the vacuum from the body and towards the right side of the heart) ... Simultaneously, there is a reduction in blood volume returning from the lungs into the left ventricle (the blood wants to stay in the lungs because of the vacuum surrounding the lungs) ... Since there is an increase in blood volume in the right ventricle during inspiration, the pulmonary valve (P2 component of S2) stays open longer during ventricular ...