mitral valve prolapse

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mitral valve prolapse

Improper closure of the mitral valve (the valve between the left atrium and ventricle). Also called floppy valve syndrome.
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Noun1.mitral valve prolapse - cardiopathy resulting from the mitral valve not regulating the flow of blood between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heartmitral valve prolapse - cardiopathy resulting from the mitral valve not regulating the flow of blood between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart
valvular heart disease - heart disease caused by stenosis of the cardiac valves and obstructed blood flow or caused by degeneration and blood regurgitation
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