Definition of mitral in English:


Syllabification: mi·tral
Pronunciation: /ˈmītrəl


  • Denoting or relating to the mitral valve.
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    • 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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