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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.

val·vule

(val'vyūl), [TA]
A valve, especially one of small size.
Synonym(s): valvula [TA]
[L. valvula]

valvula

/val·vu·la/ (val´vu-lah) pl. val´vulae   [L.] valvule; a small valve; formerly used in official nomenclature for any valve, but now restricted to certain small valves and cusps of heart valves.

valvula

certain small valves in the body and cusps of the heart valves. Also called valvule.

val·vule

(val'vyūl) [TA]
A valve, especially a small one.
Synonym(s): valvula.
[L. valvula]

valvula

pl. valvulae [L.] a small valve; a single cusp of one of the semilunar valves of the heart.