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One of the two (left, right) lower chambers of the heart. The muscular left ventricle receives oxygen-rich blood from the left atrium and pumps it to the body; the smaller right ventricle receives oxygen-depleted blood from the right atrium and pumps it to the lungs. [1]

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  1. Donche, Dan (2008). FF Trainer Certification Guide. USA: Fatal Fitness.