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  • cardiac valves — valves that control the flow of blood through and from the heart; they are the atrioventricular, aortic, and pulmonary trunk valves …   Medical dictionary

  • auriculo-ventricular valves — valves at the junction between the atrium and ventricle chambers of the heart, q.v. Presumably atrio ventricular is correct …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • burned valves — Valves that have become pitted so that they do not close properly …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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