The left ventricle

The cavity of the left ventricle (ventriculus sinister) is longer and narrower cavity of the right. Anteroinferior waist portion coincides with the tip of the heart. The left ventricle is composed of department and perednepravogo zadnelevogo Division, which communicates with the cavity of the left atrium through the left atrio-ventricular opening.

In perednepravom department is opening the aorta (ostium aortae), through which the left ventricle is connected to the aorta. Holes surrounded by three semilunar aortic valve: rear, right and left. Together they form the aortic valve (valva aortae).

In zadnelevom department ventricular wall covered with protrusions, called fleshy beams (trabeculae carneae), which are intertwined with each other, form a dense network.

List of Abbreviations

a., aa. — arteria, arteriae (artery, the artery)

lig., ligg. — ligamentum, ligamenta (ligament, the ligaments)

m., mm. — musculus, musculi (muscle, the muscle)

n., nn. — nervus, nervi (nerve, the nerve)

r., rr. — ramus, rami (branch)

s. — seu (or)

v., vv. — vena, venae (vienna)