aortic valve

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aor′tic valve′



n.
the semilunar valve between the left ventricle and the aorta, controlling the flow of blood.
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Noun1.aortic valve - a semilunar valve between the left ventricle and the aortaaortic valve - a semilunar valve between the left ventricle and the aorta; prevents blood from flowing from the aorta back into the heart
semilunar valve - a heart valve with cusps shaped like half-moons; prevents blood from flowing back into the heart