HyperDic: cardiac_valve

English > 1 sense of the expression cardiac valve:
NOUNbodycardiac valve, heart valvea valve to control one-way flow of blood
English > cardiac valve: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA valve to control one-way flow of blood.
Synonymheart valve
Part ofheart, pump, tickerThe hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs
Partscusp, leafletA thin triangular flap of a heart valve
Narroweratrioventricular valveEither of two heart valves through which blood flows from the atria to the ventricles
semilunar valveA heart valve with cusps shaped like half-moons
BroadervalveA structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it
Spanishválvula del corazón
Catalanvàlvula del cor

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