Definition of Pulmonary valve

1. Noun. A semilunar valve between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery; prevents blood from flowing from the artery back into the heart.

Generic synonyms: Semilunar Valve



Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulmonary Valve

pulmonary circulation
pulmonary congestion
pulmonary edema
pulmonary embolism
pulmonary embolisms
pulmonary emphysema
pulmonary function test
pulmonary oedema
pulmonary pleura
pulmonary plexis
pulmonary reserve
pulmonary stenosis
pulmonary toilet
pulmonary trunk
pulmonary tuberculosis
pulmonary valve (current term)
pulmonary vein
pulmonate
pulmonates
pulmones
pulmonic
pulmonic sounds
pulmonics
pulmoniferous
pulmonological
pulmonologist
pulmonologists
pulmonology
pulmotor
pulmotors

Literary usage of Pulmonary valve

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler, Thomas McCrae (1916)
"pulmonary valve DISEASE MURMURS in the region of the pulmonary valves are extremely common; lesions of the valves are exceedingly rare. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1890)
"we can obtain nearly the same information by applying the stethoscope over the pulmonary valve. Owing to anatomical conditions which it is not necessary to ..."

3. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1905)
"pulmonary valve DISEASE. Murmurs in the region of the pulmonary valves are extremely common; lesions of the valves are exceedingly rare. ..."

4. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"The pulmonary valve.—Each cusp of the valve is of semi- lunar form. Its upper or arterial surface is concave, its lower or ventricular surface is convex; ..."

5. Repressive Legislation of the Republic of South Africa by Elizabeth S. Landis, United Nations Unit on Apartheid (1903)
"pulmonary valve DISEASE. Murmurs in the region of the pulmonary valves are extremely common; lesions of the valves are exceedingly rare. ..."

6. A Text-book of medicine for students and practitioners by Adolf von Strümpell, Frederick Cheever Shattuck (1886)
"Insufficiency of the pulmonary valve. Insufficiency of the pulmonary valve is also a very rare form of heart disease. It occurs as a congenital anomaly, ..."

7. Repressive Legislation of the Republic of South Africa by Elizabeth S. Landis, United Nations Unit on Apartheid (1898)
"pulmonary valve DISEASE. Murmurs in the region of the pulmonary valves are extremely common; lesions of the valves are exceedingly rare. ..."

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