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'.
For editors and proofreaders
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.