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English definition of “tricuspid valve”

tricuspid valve

noun [C usually sing]     /traɪˈkʌs.pɪdˌvælv/ specialized
the valve (= structure that opens and closes ) in the heart that stops blood from returning into the right atrium (= upper space ) from the right ventricle (= lower space ) → Compare , mitral valveThe circulatory system and blood
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