valvula

noun
val·​vu·​la | \ˈval-vyə-lə \
plural valvulae\ˈval-​vyə-​ˌlē, -​ˌlī \

Definition of valvula 

: a small valve or fold

First Known Use of valvula

1615, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for valvula

borrowed from Medieval Latin, from Latin valva "leaf of a folding door" + -ula -ule — more at valve

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valvula

noun
val·​vu·​la | \ˈval-vyə-lə \
plural valvulae\-​ˌlē also -​ˌlī \

Medical Definition of valvula 

: a small valve or fold

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