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aortic valve

[ā′ȯrd·ik ′valv]
(anatomy)
A heart valve comprising three flaps which guards the passage from the left ventricle to the aorta and prevents the backward flow of blood.
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Stative transitive verbs, on the other hand, often assign, in minimal contexts at least, the semantic roles by the AOV order.
Firstly, there are verbs that display AOV order and that cannot involve [ko.
21]-constructions derived from ongoing AOV (Section 2.
In summary, it is reasonable to view Nuosu as displaying two sorts of passives: a so-called ongoing passive derived from ongoing AOV clauses and a so-called resultative passive originating from resultative OAV clauses.
2, the word order is fixed as AOV in ongoing clauses and as OAV in resultative clauses.
In both AOV and OAV orders, it is possible to augment the noninitial argument into initial position by leaving a pronoun in the original slot.
The embedded construction itself is ongoing and exhibits thus obligatory AOV order.
They can also visually analyze AOV differences and promotional responsiveness between customer segments.
This strategically placed page is presented to each customer before they begin checkout and is designed to increase AOV, items per order, and conversion rates.