Examples from the Web for mitral
The left-side valve is the mitral valve, that between the right auricle and ventricle the tricuspid valve.How it Works|Archibald Williams
In the dog, an animal with high olfactory sense, the axone of each olfactory neurone is connected with five or six mitral cells.
Mitral and basal ring hexagonal, the latter twice as broad as the former, each with a simple small spine on the six corners.
The latter are connected with the former by eight divergent, curved columell, as long as the diameter of the mitral ring.
Mitral and basal gates of equal size, the lower and upper halves of the two crossed lateral rings being nearly equal.
British Dictionary definitions for mitral
Word Origin and History for mitral
c.1600, "resembling a mitre," from French mitral, from Modern Latin mitralis, from Latin mitra (see mitre). Mitral valve is attested from 1705.