Definitions for aortic valve
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the semilunar valve between the left ventricle and the aorta, controlling the flow of blood.
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.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The valve between the left ventricle and the ascending aorta which prevents backflow into the left ventricle.
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