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Term:
heart left ventricle posterior wall thickness (CMO:0000239)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
calculated heart left ventricle morphological measurement +   
heart left ventricle anterior wall thickness +  
heart left ventricle end-diastolic area +  
heart left ventricle end-systolic area 
heart left ventricle end-systolic diameter +  
heart left ventricle molecular composition measurement +   
heart left ventricle posterior wall thickness +  
The thickness or depth (i.e. the measurement of the two-dimensional extent of the distance between the inner and outer surfaces) of the dorsal/posterior wall of the left ventricle of the heart. The dorsal wall is the portion of the muscle enclosing the ventricle which is closest to the spine and farthest from the chest wall of the organism. The left ventricle is the lower chamber of the left side of the heart, which pumps oxygenated blood out through the aorta to all the tissues of the body.
heart left ventricle weight +   
heart left ventricular end-diastolic diameter +   
heart right ventricle posterior wall thickness +  

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: heart left ventricle dorsal wall thickness
Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Medical_Dictionary_2007, Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anatomical_terms_of_location) "Wikipedia" "Wikipedia", ISBN:978-1416049982, PGA:Ultrasound_protocol, RGD:JRS

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