• Definition for "atrioventricular valve"
    • either of two heart valves by which bloodstream…
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atrioventricular valve definition

  • noun:
    • either of two heart valves by which bloodstream flows through the atria to the ventricles; prevents return of blood into atrium
    • either of two heart valves by which bloodstream moves through the atria towards ventricles; stops return of bloodstream to the atrium
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