a semilunar valve between the left ventricle and the aorta; prevents blood from flowing from the aorta back into the heart
The aortic valve is one of the valves of the heart. It normally has three leaflets, although in 1% of the population it is found to congenitally have two leaflets. It lies between the left ventricle and the aorta.
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The valve between the left ventricle and the ascending aorta which prevents backflow into the left ventricle.
The numerical value of aortic valve in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of aortic valve in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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