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Medical Term:

posterior cusp of tricuspid valve


the medium-sized and most dorsally placed of the three leaflets that come together during ventricular systole to close the right atrioventricular orifice.

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

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