bicuspid valve

bicuspid valve

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  • bicuspid valve — n. MITRAL VALVE …   English World dictionary

  • Bicuspid valve — One of the four valves of the heart, this valve is situated between the left atrium and the left ventricle. It permits blood to flow one way only, from the left atrium into the left ventricle This valve is more commonly called the mitral valve… …   Medical dictionary

  • bicuspid valve — noun valve with two cusps; situated between the left atrium and the left ventricle • Syn: ↑mitral valve, ↑left atrioventricular valve • Hypernyms: ↑atrioventricular valve …   Useful english dictionary

  • bicuspid valve — bicus′pid valve n. anat. mitral valve • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • bicuspid valve — noun Date: circa 1903 mitral valve …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bicuspid valve. — See mitral valve. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • bicuspid valve — noun Anatomy the mitral valve …   English new terms dictionary

  • bicuspid valve — see mitral valve …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • bicuspid valve. — See mitral valve. [1895 1900] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bicuspid — Having two flaps or cusps. The heart valve that is called the bicuspid valve is located between the left atrium and left ventricle. Although the aortic valve in the heart normally is tricuspid (with three cusps), it may sometimes be bicupid. * *… …   Medical dictionary

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