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English definition of “mitral valve”

mitral valve

noun [C usually sing]     /ˈmaɪ.trəlˌvælv/ specialized
the valve (= structure that opens and closes ) in the heart that stops blood from returning into the left atrium (= upper space ) from the left ventricle (= lower space ) → Compare tricuspid valveThe circulatory system and blood
(Definition of mitral valve noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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