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Semilunar valve

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

Pulmonary valve

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

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

Circulation

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

Bivalve

Bivalve 1. (Science: marine biology) a mollusk having a shell consisting of two lateral plates or valves joined together by... Read More

Valve

valve A device that controls the flow of a fluid through a pipe. One shell of a double shelled mollusc such as a clam or... Read More

Univalves

univalve (Science: zoology) A shell consisting of one valve only; a mollusk whose shell is composed of a single piece, as... Read More

Univalve

univalve (Science: zoology) A shell consisting of one valve only; a mollusk whose shell is composed of a single piece, as... Read More

Slide

slide 1. The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice. 2. Smooth, even passage or progress. A better slide into their... Read More

Valva trunci pulmonalis

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

Safety

safety 1. The condition or state of being safe; freedom from danger or hazard; exemption from hurt, injury, or loss. Up led... Read More

Chordae tendineae

Definition noun Cord-like tendons that connect the papillary muscles to the underside of the heart... Read More

Heart strings

Definition noun Chordae tendineae : cord-like tendons that connect the papillary muscles to the underside of the heart... 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

Flap

Flap Anything broad and limber that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved; as, the flap of... Read More

Valvate

Definition adjective (1) (botany) Of a flower bud in which the perianth meet at the margins and not overlapping, such as in... Read More

Valvula foraminis ovalis

valvula foraminis ovalis --> valve of foramen ovale A fold projecting into the left atrium from the margin of the foramen... Read More

Relief

relief 1. The act of relieving, or the state of being relieved; the removal, or partial removal, of any evil, or of anything... Read More

Globe

Globe 1. A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a... Read More

Lap

Lap 1. The loose part of a coat; the lower part of a garment that plays loosely; a skirt; an apron. 2. An edge; a border; a... Read More

Ball

Ball 1. Any round or roundish body or mass; a sphere or globe; as, a ball of twine; a ball of snow. 2. A spherical body of... Read More

Eccentric

Eccentric 1. Deviating or departing from the center, or from the line of a circle; as, an eccentric or elliptical orbit;... Read More

Gate

Gate 1. A way; a path; a road; a street (as in Highgate). I was going to be an honest man; but the devil has this very day... Read More

Suction

suction The act or process of sucking; the act of drawing, as fluids, by exhausting the air. Suction chamber, the chamber of... Read More

Steam

steam 1. To emit steam or vapor. My brother's ghost hangs hovering there, O'er his warm blood, that steams into the air.... Read More

Straight

straight 1. Right, in a mathematical sense; passing from one point to another by the nearest course; direct; not deviating... Read More

Piston

piston (Science: machinery) A sliding piece which either is moved by, or moves against, fluid pressure. It usually consists... Read More

Triple

triple 1. Consisting of three united; multiplied by three; threefold; as, a triple knot; a triple tie. By thy triple shape... Read More

Float

Float Origin: oe. Flote ship, boat, fleet, as. Flota ship, fr. Fleotan to float; akin to D. Vloot fleet, g. Floss raft,... Read More

Glycosaminoglycan

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

Supply

supply 1. The act of supplying; supplial. 2. That which supplies a want; sufficiency of things for use or want.... Read More

Cor

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

Heart

Definition noun, plural: hearts (1) (anatomy) The chambered muscular organ of vertebrates that moves blood through the body... Read More

Fangs

Fang 1. (Science: zoology) The tusk of an animal, by which the prey is seized and held or torn; a long pointed tooth;... Read More

Seat

seat 1. To place on a seat; to cause to sit down; as, to seat one's self. The guests were no sooner seated but they entered... Read More

Valva

valva Synonym: valve. Origin: L. One leaf of a double... 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