the valve between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart, consisting of two triangular flaps of tissue, that prevents the blood from flowing back into the atrium.
the valve between the left atrium and the left ventricle of the heart, consisting of two membranous flaps, that prevents regurgitation of blood into the atrium Also called bicuspid valve
mitral valve n.
A valve of the heart, composed of two triangular flaps, that is located between the left atrium and left ventricle and regulates blood flow between these chambers. Also called bicuspid valve, left atrioventricular valve.
A valve of the heart, composed of two triangular flaps, that is located between the left atrium and left ventricle. The mitral valve regulates blood flow between the two chambers.
- Mitral valve prolapse
mitral valve prolapse n. A condition in which there is excessive retrograde movement of the mitral valve into the left atrium during left ventricular systole, often allowing mitral regurgitation.
[mahy-ter] /ˈmaɪ tər/ noun, verb (used with object), mitred, mitring. Chiefly British. 1. . [mee-trey; Spanish mee-tre] /ˈmi treɪ; Spanish ˈmi trɛ/ noun 1. Bartolomé [bahr-taw-law-me] /ˌbɑr tɔ lɔˈmɛ/ (Show IPA), 1821–1906, Argentine soldier, statesman, and author: president of Argentina 1862–68. [mahy-ter] /ˈmaɪ tər/ noun 1. the official headdress of a bishop in the Western […]
- Mitre block
noun 1. a block of wood with slots for cutting mitre joints with a saw
- Mitre box
noun 1. an open-ended box with sides having narrow slots to guide a saw in cutting mitre joints