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Medical Term:

lymphatic valvule

 

Definition: one of the delicate semilunar valves found in lymphatic vessels; they are usually paired and similar in structure to venous valves and occur at close intervals along the vessel wall.

Synonym(s): valvula lymphaticaTA

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