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valvula

 [val´vu-lah] (L.)
valvule: a small valve; formerly used in official nomenclature to designate any valve, but now restricted to certain small valves in the body and cusps of heart valves.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

val·vule

(val'vyūl), [TA]
A valve, especially one of small size.
Synonym(s): valvula [TA]
[L. valvula]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

val·vule

(val'vyūl) [TA]
A valve, especially a small one.
Synonym(s): valvula.
[L. valvula]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Consiste de una valvula proporcional de 5 puertos (FESTO, MPYE--5-1/8 HF-010B) y un cilindro neumatico sin vastago (FESTO, DGCI-25-1250-KF-YSR).
Se decide, en conjunto con el servicio de neurocirugia, el retiro de la valvula y el cultivo de esta (que fue negativo).