ventricle

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Synonyms for ventricle

a chamber of the heart that receives blood from an atrium and pumps it to the arteries

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BNP is released predominantly by the cardiac ventricles and ANP by atria.
5,6,10 Since BNP is released predominantly by the cardiac ventricles and ANP by atria, so the increased secretion of BNP from the left ventricle (LV) is the indicator of the severity of left ventricular dysfunction.
Congestive heart failure, dilated cardiac ventricles, and sudden death in hyperthyroidism.
B-Type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is a cardiac neurohormone synthesized in the cardiac ventricles.