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valvule

[val-vyool] /ˈvæl vyul/
noun
1.
a small valve or a part resembling a valve.
Origin of valvule
1745-1755
From the New Latin word valvula, dating back to 1745-55. See valve, -ule
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British Dictionary definitions for valvule

valvule

/ˈvælvjuːl/
noun
1.
a small valve or a part resembling one
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin valvula, diminutive of valve
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valvule in Medicine

valvule val·vule (vāl'vyōōl') or val·vu·la (-vyə-lə)
n. pl. val·vules or val·vu·lae (-vyə-lē')
A small anatomical valve or valvelike structure.

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