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Medical Term:

mitral

Pronunciation: mi'tral

Definition:

  1. Relating to the mitral or bicuspid valve.
  2. Shaped like a bishop's miter; denoting a structure resembling the shape of a headband or turban.

[L. mitra, a coif or turban]

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