Definitions for aortic valve

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

aor′tic valve′(n.)

  1. the semilunar valve between the left ventricle and the aorta, controlling the flow of blood.

    Category: Anatomy

Princeton's WordNet

  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


  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.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Aortic Valve

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


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