tricuspid valve

A heart valve with three cusps which prevents backflow of blood from the right ventricle into the right atrium.

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  • Tricuspid valve — Tricuspid Tri*cus pid, a. [L. tricuspis, idis; tri (see {Tri }) + cuspis a point: cf. F. tricuspide.] 1. Having three cusps, or points; tricuspidate; as, a tricuspid molar. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the tricuspid valves; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tricuspid valve — Infobox Anatomy Name = Tricuspid valve Latin = valva atrioventricularis dextra, valvula tricuspidalis GraySubject = 138 GrayPage = 531 Caption = Anterior (frontal) view of the opened heart. White arrows indicate normal blood flow. (Tricuspid… …   Wikipedia

  • Tricuspid valve — One of the four heart valves, the tricuspid valve is the first one that blood encounters as it enters the heart. The tricuspid valve stands between the right atrium and right ventricle and allows blood to flow only from the atrium into the… …   Medical dictionary

  • tricuspid valve — noun valve with three cusps; situated between the right atrium and the right ventricle; allows blood to pass from atrium to ventricle and closes to prevent backflow when the ventricle contracts • Syn: ↑right atrioventricular valve • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tricuspid valve — tricus′pid valve n. anat. a valve of the heart, composed of three flaps, that keeps blood from flowing backward from the right ventricle into the right atrium Compare mitral valve Etymology: 1660–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • tricuspid valve — Anat. the valve, consisting of three triangular flaps of tissue between the right auricle and ventricle of the heart, that keeps blood from flowing back into the auricle. Cf. mitral valve. [1660 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • tricuspid valve — noun Date: 1670 a valve of three flaps that prevents reflux of blood from the right ventricle to the right atrium …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tricuspid valve — the valve in the heart between the right atrium and right ventricle. It consists of three cusps that channel the flow of blood from the atrium to the ventricle and prevent any backflow …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Tricuspid valve stenosis — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 13353 ICD10 = ICD10|I|07|0|i|05, ICD10|I|36|0|i|30, ICD10|Q|22|4|q|20 ICD9 = ICD9|397.0, ICD9|746.9 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 2315 MeshID = D014264… …   Wikipedia

  • Клапан Трехстворчатый (Tricuspid Valve) — клапан сердца, расположенный в правом предсердно желудочковом отверстии. Он состоит из трех створок, которые пропускают кровь из предсердия в желудочек, но препятствует ее обратному току. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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