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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: tricuspid valves(0.01120 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: tricuspid valve
n : valve with three cusps; situated between the right atrium
and the right ventricle; allows blood to pass from atrium
to ventricle and closes to prevent backflow when the
ventricle contracts [syn: right atrioventricular valve]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: tricuspid valves
Tricuspid \Tri*cus"pid\, a. [L. tricuspis, -idis; tri- (see
Tri-) + cuspis a point: cf. F. tricuspide.]
1. Having three cusps, or points; tricuspidate; as, a
2. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the tricuspid valves; as,
Tricuspid valve (Anat.), the valve, consisting of three
triangular membranous flaps, at the opening of the right
auricle into the right ventricle in the heart of most
mammals; -- sometimes called the tricuspid valves, each
flap being regarded as a valve.