Definition of mitral in English:
Denoting or relating to the mitral valve.
- Other cardiovascular causes include severe mitral stenosis and pulmonary embolism.
- Mitral valve regurgitation is also called mitral insufficiency, or incompetence.
- He was found to have severe mitral regurgitation associated with a ruptured mitral chord and infective endocarditis.
Early 17th century: from modern Latin mitralis, from Latin mitra 'belt or turban'.
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