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Tricuspid

tricuspid

1. Having three cusps, or points; tricuspidate; as, a tricuspid molar.

2. (Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the tricuspid valves; as, tricuspid obstruction.

(Science: anatomy) tricuspid valve, the valve, consisting of three triangular membranous flaps, at the opening of the right auricle into the right ventricle in the heart of most mammals; sometimes called the tricuspid valves, each flap being regarded as a valve.

Origin: L. Tricuspis, -idis; tri- (see Tri-) _ cuspis a point: cf. F. Tricuspide.


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... 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 cardiac output. ) shunts unoxygenated blood directly from the right to the left side of the circulation. causes regurgitation ...

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by Julie5
Sun Oct 24, 2010 10:45 am
 
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by superminh21
Fri Jan 22, 2010 10:08 pm
 
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by Dr.Stein
Tue Nov 15, 2005 11:25 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sequence of events in heart
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