The tricuspid valve at once closes, and blocks the way backward.
The left-side valve is the mitral valve, that between the right auricle and ventricle the tricuspid valve.
Gradually enlarge the opening until the chordæ tendineæ and the flaps of the tricuspid valve are seen.
The tricuspid valve (fig. 2, l, m, n) guarding against reflux of blood into the right auricle.
tricuspid valve n.
The three-segmented valve of the heart that keeps blood in the right ventricle from flowing back into the right atrium. Also called right atrioventricular valve.
|tricuspid valve |
A valve of the heart, usually having three cusps, that is located between the right atrium and right ventricle. The tricuspid valve prevents the backflow of blood to the right atrium.