pulmonary valve


noun Anatomy.

a semilunar valve between the pulmonary artery and the right ventricle of the heart that prevents the blood from flowing back into the right ventricle.

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Medical definitions for pulmonary valve

pulmonary valve

n.

A valve with semilunar cusps at the entrance to the pulmonary trunk from the right ventricle of the heart.
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