ventricular

[ven-trik-yuh-ler]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a ventricle.
2.
of or pertaining to a belly or to something resembling one.

Origin:
1815–25; < Latin ventricul(us) (see ventricle) + -ar1

interventricular, adjective
subventricular, adjective
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ventricular (vɛnˈtrɪkjʊlə)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, involving, or constituting a ventricle
2.  having a belly
3.  swollen or distended; ventricose

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ventricular ven·tric·u·lar (věn-trĭk'yə-lər)
adj.
Of or relating to a ventricle or ventriculus.

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ventricle   (věn'trĭ-kəl)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. A chamber of the heart that receives blood from one or more atria and pumps it by muscular contraction into the arteries. mammals, birds, and reptiles have two ventricles; amphibians and fish have one.

  2. Any of four fluid-filled cavities in the brain of vertebrate animals. The ventricles are filled with cerebrospinal fluid.


ventricular adjective (věn-trĭk'yə-lər)
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Example sentences
Ventricular tachycardia can occur without heart disease.
In adults, ventricular septal defects are a rare but serious complication of
  heart attacks.
When it occurs in the lower chambers of the heart, it is called ventricular
  fibrillation.
During ventricular fibrillation, blood is not removed from the heart.
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