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mitral

Pertaining to a miter; resembling a miter; as, the mitral valve between the left auricle and left ventricle of the heart.

Origin: Cf. F. Mitral. See Miter.


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heart failure

... the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood) b. An overactive thyroid gland (increases the metabolic demand by the tissues.) c. Stenosis of the mitral valve (causes damage to heart muscle.) d. Diabetes (is associated with weight gain ) e. Calcification of the tricuspid valve (reduces the left ...

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by zak
Fri Nov 22, 2013 6:44 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: heart failure
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Views: 1856

what causes us to breathe

... the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood) b. An overactive thyroid gland (increases the metabolic demand by the tissues.) c. Stenosis of the mitral valve (causes damage to heart muscle.) d. Diabetes (is associated with weight gain ) e. Calcification of the tricuspid valve (reduces the left ...

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by zak
Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:20 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: what causes us to breathe
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Views: 13291

Heart : Difference between tricuspid and bicuspid valves ?

... of the heart chambers are greater than the diameter of of the chambers on the left hand side, where a two-flap valve (bicuspid - also known as the mitral valve, because it looks like a bishop's mitre!) will cover the space adequately. Again, I'm assuming that the reason the ventricle on left side ...

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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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Views: 30437

The Fiber Disease

... you are on your way. Out of many, ONE. My DX was Fibro- also I have Osteo ( I call it Lyme arthritis). Then, there is the prolapsed mitral valve - that is new in the last 10 years. New to me, that is. As I stated, the Myco (Fermentans incognitus- meaning man-made) is present in all ...

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by J Jill
Sun Oct 08, 2006 4:32 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Sequence of events in heart

... dioxide is removed and oxygen added. It returns through the 4. Pulmonary Veins, which empty into the 5. Left Atrium, a chamber which will push the Mitral Valve open. Blood then passes into the 6. Left Ventricle. Although it doesn't always look like it in drawings done from this angle, this is the ...

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by biostudent84
Thu Nov 10, 2005 5:56 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sequence of events in heart
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Views: 4369
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