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Cusp

a rigid, sharp point, especially on a leaf.


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Heart : Difference between tricuspid and bicuspid valves ?

Hi, at a guess, the tricuspid valve (separating the right atrium from the right ventriclel) has three cusps (flaps) simply because the diameter of the right side of the heart chambers are greater than the diameter of of the chambers on the left hand side, where a two-flap ...

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by Julie5
Sun Oct 24, 2010 10:45 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Heart : Difference between tricuspid and bicuspid valves ?
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