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Related to atrioventricular valves: Semilunar valves
the valve closing the orifice between the right atrium and right ventricle of the heart; its three cusps are called anterior, posterior, and septal.
Synonym(s): valva atrioventricularis dextra [TA], right atrioventricular valve ☆ , valva tricuspidalis ☆ , valvula tricuspidalis
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atrioventricular valvesThe valves lying between the atria and the ventricles of the HEART that ensure movement of the blood from the former to the latter only. They are, on the right side, the tricuspid valve, and on the left, the mitral valve.
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