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mitral

Line breaks: mi¦tral
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪtr(ə)l
 
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Definition of mitral in English:

adjective

Denoting or relating to the mitral valve: mitral insufficiency
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

early 17th century: from modern Latin mitralis, from Latin mitra 'belt or turban'.

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