heart valve

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heart valve

[′härt ‚valv]
(anatomy)
Flaps of tissue that prevent reflux of blood from the ventricles to the atria or from the pulmonary arteries or aorta to the atria.
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fMR is one of the most common structural heart valve diseases and affects millions of people worldwide.
If your doctor has told you that you need an operation to correct heart valve disease, it's natural for you to feel anxious.