mitral

Definitions

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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj mitral of or relating to or located in or near the mitral valve "mitral insufficiency"
    • adj mitral relating to or resembling the miter worn by some clerics
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Mitral Pertaining to a miter; resembling a miter; as, the mitral valve between the left auricle and left ventricle of the heart.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • mitral Of or pertaining to a miter; resembling a miter.
    • mitral In anatomy, mitriform; bivalvular: specifically applied to that valve in the heart which guards the left auriculoventricular orifice. Also called bicuspid.
    • mitral In medicine, pertaining to the mitral valve: as, mitral sounds; mitral insufficiency; mitral disease.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Mitral having the form of a mitre:
    • adjs Mitral (bot.) conical, and somewhat dilated at the base
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. mitral,. See Miter
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. mitra—Gr. mitra, belt, fillet.

Usage

In literature:

I did so, and was shocked to hear a well-marked mitral regurgitant murmur.
"The Stark Munro Letters" by J. Stark Munro
Gigonnet approved of the match, for he had long employed a certain Mitral, uncle of the young man, as clerk.
"Bureaucracy" by Honore de Balzac
I have grave doubts as to my mitral valve, if you would be so very good.
"The Sign of the Four" by Arthur Conan Doyle
Notice that the mitral valve has only two flaps.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
On the other side, her mother-in-law was the sister of the bailiff Mitral.
"Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z" by Anatole Cerfberr and Jules François Christophe
Mitral and tricuspid valvular lesions if the patient exerts himself.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
The tricuspid and mitral valves were thickened, and exhibiting minute granulations on their surface.
"An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis" by Archibald Makellar
Make an original correlation between "Mitral valves" and "left.
"Assimilative Memory" by Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
The mitral valves were roughened by many bony spots.
"Cases of Organic Diseases of the Heart" by John Collins Warren
The mitral valves (19) prevent the reflow of blood from the left ventricle to the left auricle.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
In man each olfactory neurone is connected with a single mitral cell only.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
On the surface of the mitral valve there were several spots of fatty degeneration.
"The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield" by Emma Elizabeth Brown
The heart was greatly enlarged, the arch of the aorta dilated, a mitral murmur was audible at the apex.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
A distinct mitral regurgitant murmur is now heard for the first time.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
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In news:

CardiAQ Valve Technologies Reports Cardiovascular Medicine Milestone: First-in-Human Nonsurgical Percutaneous Implantation of a Bioprosthetic Mitral Heart Valve .
CardiAQ Valve Tech raises $33M for mitral valve replacement.
NeoChord's Mitral Valve Repair Device to Be Featured at 26th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS).
Neovasc Announces Publication of Tiara Transcatheter Mitral Valve Preclinical Data in JACC.
The Tiara transcatheter mitral valve.
CardiAQ Reports First-in-Human Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation.
Mitral valve regurgitation &mdash.
Mitral Valve Retractor System.
Mitral Valve Repair by Catheter Compares Favorably With Open-Heart Surgery .
The transcatheter MitraClip mitral valve repair system continues to compare favorably with conventional open-heart surgery for treatment of select patients with mitral regurgitation.
CardiAQ Valve Technologies Reports Cardiovascular Medicine Milestone: First-in-Human Nonsurgical Percutaneous Implantation of a Bioprosthetic Mitral Heart Valve.
Three Months of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Reduces Left Atrial Size and Mitral Regurgitation , As Measured by Echocardiography.
Mardil Announces Positive Results With BACE Device at in Treating Mitral Regurgitation .
Saddle-Shaped Annuloplasty Ring Designed to Repair Mitral Valve.
Medtronic introduced Profile 3D Annuloplasty Ring with a design based on the geometry of the saddle-shaped human mitral annulus to promote natural function with the aim of repairing rather than replacing a failing mitral valve.
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