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English definition of “valvular”

valvular

adjective /ˈvælv.jə.lər/ US  // specialized
relating to valves (= flaps that open and close to control the flow of liquids or gases), especially the valves of the heart: valvular heart diseaseSubstances and structures in the body
(Definition of valvular adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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