valvular heart disease

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Related to Heart valve disease: mitral valve prolapse
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Noun1.valvular heart disease - heart disease caused by stenosis of the cardiac valves and obstructed blood flow or caused by degeneration and blood regurgitationvalvular heart disease - heart disease caused by stenosis of the cardiac valves and obstructed blood flow or caused by degeneration and blood regurgitation
cardiopathy, heart disease - a disease of the heart
aortic stenosis - abnormal narrowing of the aortic valve
mitral valve prolapse - cardiopathy resulting from the mitral valve not regulating the flow of blood between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart
mitral stenosis, mitral valve stenosis - obstruction or narrowing of the mitral valve (as by scarring from rheumatic fever)
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valvular heart disease

n. disfunción o anormalidad de las válvulas cardíacas, por falta de control, incompetencia de abastecimiento de sangre al corazón u ocasionando regurgitación.
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