pulmonary-valve

pulmonary valve

noun Anatomy.
a semilunar valve between the pulmonary artery and the right ventricle of the heart that prevents the blood from flowing back into the right ventricle.
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pulmonary valve n.
A valve with semilunar cusps at the entrance to the pulmonary trunk from the right ventricle of the heart.

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