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
- Mitre corporation
body A US federally funded R&D center, spun off in 1958 from the MIT Lincoln Laboratory (also an FFRDC). MITRE is a non-profit corporation chartered to do R&D in the public interest. MITRE were responsible for system engineering and implementation oversight of SAGE. MITRE does not stand for MIT Research and Engineering, though it could […]