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mitral valve

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.
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mitral valve

(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
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mi′tral valve`

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
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mi·tral valve

n. válvula mitral, válvula aurículoventricular izquierda del corazón.
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I have grave doubts as to my mitral valve, if you would be so very good.
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Kolkata: In a first of its kind surgery in the city, doctors at Eastern Railway's BR Singh Hospital have successfully replaced the Mitral valves of two patients without stopping their hearts.
Several studies reported brucella endocarditis from aortic and mitral valves.23,24 We detected brucella endocarditis in a patient of native aortic valve and he was treated successfully.
Valvular lesions are seen as calcifications of aortic and mitral valves and these are mainly reported in patients with D409H homozygosity (1).