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Medical Term:

tricuspid valve


Definition: the valve closing the orifice between the right atrium and right ventricle of the heart; its three cusps are called anterior, posterior, and septal.

Synonym(s): valva atrioventricularis dextraTA, right atrioventricular valve, valva tricuspidalis, valvula tricuspidalis

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