congenital valve


An abnormal fold in a lining membrane that obstructs a passage, as of mucous membrane in the urethra.

Nearby words

  1. congenital paramyotonia,
  2. congenital pyloric stenosis,
  3. congenital stridor,
  4. congenital syphilis,
  5. congenital total lipodystrophy,
  6. conger,
  7. congeries,
  8. congest,
  9. congested,
  10. congestion

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