mitral valve

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mitral valve

[′mī·trəl ′valv]
(anatomy)
The atrioventricular valve on the left side of the heart.
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Common causes of primary valve lesions are rheumatic heart disease, infective endocarditis, congenital bicuspid valves, and rheumatoid arthritis.
It is the only valve with two small flaps, known as cusps; it is therefore sometimes called the bicuspid valve.
They found out I have a bicuspid valve, which means that my heart has to work harder.
Its most common cause in childbearing age women is a congenital bicuspid valve (32).
Among these cases, risk factors or autopsy findings included bicuspid valve abnormalities, cardiac hypertrophy, idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis, unexplained increase in or toxic amphetamine level, and a heart murmur.