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Meaning of “mitral valve” in the English Dictionary

"mitral valve" in British English

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mitral valvenoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈmaɪ.trəlˌvælv/ specialized
the valve (= a ​structure that ​opens and ​closes) in the ​heart that ​stopsblood from ​returning into the ​left atrium (= ​upperspace) from the ​left ventricle (= ​lowerspace)
(Definition of mitral valve from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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