right atrioventricular valve

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right atrioventricular valve n.
See tricuspid valve.

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right atrioventricular valve

noun
valve with three cusps; situated between the right atrium and the right ventricle; allows blood to pass from atrium to ventricle and closes to prevent backflow when the ventricle contracts [syn: tricuspid valve
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