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anterior cusp of tricuspid valve


Definition: the largest and most ventrally placed of three leaflets that come together during ventricular systole to close the right atrioventricular orifice.

Synonym(s): cuspis anterior valvae atrioventricularis dextraeTA, anterior cusp of right atrioventricular valve, cuspis anterior valvae tricuspidalis

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