right ventricle n.
The chamber on the right side of the heart that receives venous blood from the right atrium and forces it into the pulmonary artery.
The heart is often diminutive; the right ventricle is exaggerated.
That of the right ventricle has been shown double for the sake of convenience.
The right ventricle dilated and slightly hypertrophied, the muscles pale and tough.
With one throb, the blood is sent from the right ventricle into the lungs, and from the left ventricle into the aorta.
Galen believed that the right ventricle existed for the purpose of sending nutrient blood to the lungs.
Sanders has described a case of primary pulmonary arteriosclerosis with hypertrophy of the right ventricle.
Having parted thus with its impurities, the venous blood ebbed back again from the right ventricle into the venous system.
D, The opening between the right auricle and right ventricle.
In the expulsive stage of labor there is danger of the right ventricle giving way under the added strain.
The right ventricle occupies the ventral portion of the heart.