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mitral stenosis

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noun Pathology.
  1. abnormal narrowing of the mitral valve usually resulting from disease, as rheumatic fever, and obstructing the free flow of blood from the atrium to the ventricle.
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Origin of mitral stenosis

First recorded in 1870–75
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mitral stenosis in Medicine

mitral stenosis

n.
  1. A narrowing of the mitral valve usually caused by rheumatic fever and resulting in an obstruction to the flow of blood from the left atrium to the left ventricle.
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