Pulmonary-valve



noun, Anatomy.
1.
a semilunar valve between the pulmonary artery and the right ventricle of the heart that prevents the blood from flowing back into the right ventricle.

pulmonary valve n.
A valve with semilunar cusps at the entrance to the pulmonary trunk from the right ventricle of the heart.

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    [puhl-mon-ik, poo l-] /pʌlˈmɒn ɪk, pʊl-/ adjective 1. . /pʌlˈmɒnɪk; pʊl-/ adjective 1. of or relating to the lungs; pulmonary noun 2. (rare) pulmonic pul·mon·ic (pul-mŏn’ĭk, pŭl-) adj. Of or relating to the lungs; pulmonary.

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