ventricle: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ven'tri-kul), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- any of various hollow organs or parts in an animal body.
- either of the two lower chambers on each side of the heart that receive blood from the atria and in turn force it into the arteries. See diag. underheart.
- one of a series of connecting cavities of the brain.