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glossary:right_ventricle [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +The lower right chamber of the [[heart]] that receives deoxygenated blood from the right atrium and pumps it under low pressure into the [[lung]]s via the pulmonary artery. ​
  
 +The tricuspid valve is located between the right atrium and right ventricle and ensures the flow of [[blood]] from the right atrium into the right ventricle and prevents the reverse. ​
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 +The pulmonary valve is situated between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery and performs similarly as a one-way valve.
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 +Common Misspellings:​ right ventrical ​
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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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