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mitral valve

n.
A valve of the heart, composed of two triangular flaps, that is located between the left atrium and left ventricle and regulates blood flow between these chambers. Also called bicuspid valve.

mitral valve

n
(Anatomy) the valve between the left atrium and the left ventricle of the heart, consisting of two membranous flaps, that prevents regurgitation of blood into the atrium. Also called: bicuspid valve

mi′tral valve`


n.
the valve between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart, consisting of two triangular flaps of tissue, that prevents blood from flowing back into the atrium when the ventricle contracts. Also called bicuspid valve. Compare tricuspid valve.
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Noun1.mitral valve - valve with two cuspsmitral valve - valve with two cusps; situated between the left atrium and the left ventricle
atrioventricular valve - either of two heart valves through which blood flows from the atria to the ventricles; prevents return of blood to the atrium
Translations

mi·tral valve

n. válvula mitral, válvula aurículoventricular izquierda del corazón.
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In particular, this new codewill reimburse the follow-up treatmentof recurrent mitral regurgitation which statistically occurs in 15-30% of all patients with surgically repaired mitral valves.