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Related to mitral incompetence: mitral stenosis, mitral regurgitation, aortic stenosis, Mitral valve insufficiency, cardiac regurgitation
1. inability to function properly.
2. the legal status of a person determined by the court to be unable to manage his own affairs.
aortic incompetence aortic insufficiency.
mitral incompetence mitral insufficiency.
pulmonary incompetence pulmonary insufficiency.
tricuspid incompetence tricuspid insufficiency.
valvular incompetence valvular insufficiency.
defective closure of the mitral valve permitting regurgitation into the left atrium during systole.