valvula

[ val-vyuh-luh ]

noun,plural val·vu·lae [val-vyuh-lee]. /ˈvæl vyəˌli/. Anatomy.
  1. a small valve or valvule.

  2. a cusp of certain valves, as the aortic valve.

Origin of valvula

1
1605–15; <New Latin; Latin valv(a) valve + -ula-ule

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How to use valvula in a sentence

  • Stamina diadelpha: antheroe uniformes; loculis apice confluentibus, valvula contraria ab apice ad basin separanti dehiscentes!

  • Stamina diadelpha, simplex et novemfidum; antherae subrotundae v. reniformes, valvula ventrali anthera dimidio minore subrotunda.