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Term:
heart left ventricle weight to body weight ratio (CMO:0000530)
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heart left ventricle weight to body weight ratio  
A calculated value in which the weight of the left ventricle, 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, is divided by the total weight of the body and the result presented as a ratio, fraction, quotient or percentage, thus normalizing it to body weight and by extension to the size of the organism.
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Exact Synonyms: heart left ventricle weight as a percentage of body weight
Related Synonyms: LV mass/BW
Alternate IDs: CMO:0000540
Definition Sources: Saunders:Saunders_Comprehensive_Veterinary_Dictionary--3rd_Ed

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