mitral
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈmaɪtɹəl/
Adjective

mitral (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to a mitre; resembling a mitre.
    The mitral valve was named for a fancied resemblance to a bishop's mitre.
  2. (anatomy, medicine) Pertaining to the mitral valve.
    Treatments for mitral insufficiency include antihypertensives and valvular surgery; today the latter is often minimally invasive and even totally endoscopic.
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