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mitral

[ mahy-truhl ]
/ ˈmaɪ trəl /
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adjective
of or resembling a miter.
Anatomy. of, relating to, or situated near the mitral valve of the heart.
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Origin of mitral

First recorded in 1600–10; mit(e)r + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for mitral

mitral
/ (ˈmaɪtrəl) /

adjective
of or like a mitre
anatomy of or relating to the mitral valve
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Medical definitions for mitral

mitral
[ mītrəl ]

adj.
Relating to a mitral valve.
Shaped like a bishop's miter. Used of a structure resembling the shape of a headband or turban.
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