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Search Results for: heart valve

Semilunar valve

The human heart structure consists of heart chambers (2 atria and 2 ventricles) that differ functionally from each other.... Read More

Heart valve

Definition noun, plural: heart valves (anatomy) Any of the valves of the heart that prevents the back flow of blood through... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Tricuspid valve

Definition noun, plural: tricuspid valves The heart valve located on the right side of the heart between the right atrium... Read More

Mitral valve

Definition noun, plural: mitral valves The valve between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart, and has two... Read More

Atrioventricular valve

Definition noun, plural: atrioventricular valves The heart valve between the upper atrium and the lower ventricle, and... Read More

Pulmonary valve

Definition noun, plural: pulmonary valves (anatomy, cardiology) The semilunar valve that lies between the right ventricle... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Valva trunci pulmonalis

valva trunci pulmonalis --> pulmonary valve (Science: anatomy, cardiology) The heart valve that divides the right... Read More

Cor

Cor The muscular organ that maintains the circulation of the blood. C. Adiposum a heart that has undergone fatty... Read More

Pleiotropy

Pleiotropy Definition When one single gene starts affecting multiple traits of living organisms, this phenomenon is known... Read More

Glycosaminoglycan

Definition noun (biochemistry) The polysaccharide unit of proteoglycan Supplement Glycosaminoglycans are the polysaccharide... Read More

Ventricular filling pressure

Definition noun The pressure that builds up in the ventricle as the ventricle is being filled with blood, typically... Read More

Regurgitation

regurgitation (Science: cardiology, gastroenterology) A backward flowing, as the casting up of undigested food or the... Read More

Pulsus parvus et tardus

pulsus tardus et parvus, more commonly known as slow-rising pulse, is a sign where, on palpation of the pulse, the pulse is... Read More

Foramen

Definition noun, plural: foramina, foramens Any opening or perforation, orifice or fenestra, especially through a bone, and... Read More

Thrombus

Definition noun, plural: thrombi A blood clot that forms in the wall of blood vessels or inside the heart, and remains at... Read More