- either of the two lower chambers on each side of the heart that receive blood from the atria and in turn force it into the arteries.
- one of a series of connecting cavities of the brain.
Examples from the Web for ventricle
When she pulled her fingers away, she could see the thrust of his ventricle against his skin.
The left-side valve is the mitral valve, that between the right auricle and ventricle the tricuspid valve.How it Works|Archibald Williams
Indeed, if the ventricle be pierced the blood will be projected forcibly outwards at each pulsation when the heart is tense.William Harvey|D'Arcy Powers
The Dipnoans37 show an important advance on the conus as in atrium and ventricle.
Open the left auricle, and notice the entrance of the pulmonary veins, and the passage into the ventricle.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
One ventricle is on the right side, the second on the left, and the third in between.