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(1) A chamber of an organ. For example, the four connected cavities (hollow spaces) in the central portion of the brain and the lower two chambers of the heart are called ventricles.

Common Misspellings: ventrical

(2) A chamber of the heart that receives blood from an atrium and pumps it to the arteries [syn: heart ventricle]

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