[mahy-truh l] /ˈmaɪ trəl/

of or resembling a .
Anatomy. of, relating to, or situated near the of the heart.
of or like a mitre
(anatomy) of or relating to the mitral valve

c.1600, “resembling a mitre,” from French mitral, from Modern Latin mitralis, from Latin mitra (see mitre). Mitral valve is attested from 1705.

mitral mi·tral (mī’trəl)


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