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valvular

[val-vyuh-ler] /ˈvæl vyə lər/
adjective
1.
having the form or function of a valve.
2.
operating by a valve or valves.
3.
of or pertaining to a valve or valves, especially of the heart.
Also, valval, valvar.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; < Neo-Latin valvulāris, equivalent to valvul(a) valvule + -āris -ar1
Related forms
intervalvular, adjective
multivalvular, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for valvular

valvular

/ˈvælvjʊlə/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, operated by, or having a valve or valves
2.
having the shape or function of a valve
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valvular in Medicine

valvular val·vu·lar (vāl'vyə-lər)
adj.
Relating to, having, or operating by means of valves or valvelike parts.

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