Send us a Message



Submit Data |  Help |  Video Tutorials |  News |  Publications |  Download |  REST API |  Citing RGD |  Contact   

Ontology Browser

Term:
heart left ventricle end-systolic posterior wall thickness (CMO:0001840)
Annotations: Rat: (0) Mouse: (0) Human: (0) Chinchilla: (0) Bonobo: (0) Dog: (0) Squirrel: (0) Pig: (0)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
heart left ventricle end-diastolic posterior wall thickness +  
heart left ventricle end-systolic 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 at the end of systole, that is, when the heart muscle is maximally contracted. 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.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: end-systolic heart left ventricle posterior wall thickness
Related Synonyms: end-systolic heart left ventricle PWT
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

paths to the root