Cardiac chamber through which blood leaves the heart. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ventricle_(heart) ]

Synonyms: ventricle of heart heart ventricle lower chamber of heart

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

external definition

One of four heart chambers.[TAO]
A chamber of the heart that receives blood from one or more atria and pumps it by muscular contraction into the arteries.[AAO]

has broad synonym

ventricle

homology notes

In the primitive vertebrate heart the four chambers are: 1. Sinus venosus (...) 2. Atrium (...) 3. Ventricle (...) 4. Conus arteriosus (...)[well established][VHOG]

id

UBERON:0002082