heart valve

noun

Medical Definition of heart valve

: any of the valves that control blood flow to and from the heart and that include the atrioventricular valves, the aortic valve, and the pulmonary valve

called also cardiac valve

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“Heart valve.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heart%20valve. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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