valvula

noun val·vu·la \ ˈval-vyə-lə \

Definition of valvula

plural valvulae play \ˈval-vyə-ˌlē, -ˌlī\
: a small valve or fold

Origin and Etymology of valvula

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


Medical Dictionary

valvula

noun val·vu·la \ ˈval-vyə-lə \

medical Definition of valvula

plural valvulae \-ˌlē also -ˌlī\
: a small valve or fold

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