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Tricuspid valve

tricuspid valve

(Science: anatomy) This heart valve, named for its three cusps (leaflets), divides the right atrium and the right ventricle.

When the right atrium contracts blood flows through the tricuspid valve into the right ventricle. On closure, the tricuspid prohibits the backflow of blood into the right atrium.


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... 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 cardiac output. ) shunts unoxygenated blood directly ...

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by Julie5
Sun Oct 24, 2010 10:45 am
 
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Topic: Heart : Difference between tricuspid and bicuspid valves ?
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by superminh21
Fri Jan 22, 2010 10:08 pm
 
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... ventricle. The right ventricle contracts. What happens next? Does the tricuspid valve close first before the opening of the pulmonary valve? Or is it the other way round? ...

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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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