Definitions for aortic valve

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  1. aortic valve(noun)

    a semilunar valve between the left ventricle and the aorta; prevents blood from flowing from the aorta back into the heart

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  1. Aortic valve

    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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  1. Aortic Valve

    The valve between the left ventricle and the ascending aorta which prevents backflow into the left ventricle.

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