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 +(1) The left lower chamber of the [[heart]] that receives [[blood]] from the left [[atrium]] and pumps it out under high pressure through the [[aorta]] to the body.
  
 +Common Misspellings:​ left ventrical
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 +(2) The left ventricle is one of four chambers (two atria and two ventricles) in the human heart. It receives oxygenated [[blood]] from the left atrium via the [[mitral valve]], and pumps it into the aorta via the [[aortic valve]].
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 +See also:
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_and_congestive_heart_failure.htm|Congestive Heart Failure]]
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 +[[Heart]]
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 +[[Right ventricle]]
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