Cardiovascular System: Anatomical Terms; Valves of the Heart and Veins

  1. heart valves
    structures within the heart that open and close with the heartbeat to regulate the one-way flow of blood
  2. aortic valve
    heart valve between the left ventricle and the aorta
  3. mitral or bicuspid valve
    heart valve between the left atrium and left ventricle
  4. pulmonary semilunar valve
    heart valve opening from the right ventricle to the pulmonary artery
  5. tricuspid valve
    valve between the right atrium and the right ventricle
  6. valves of the veins
    valves located at intervals within the lining of veins, especially in the legs, which constrict with muscle action to move the blood returning to the heart
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Cardiovascular System: Anatomical Terms; Valves of the Heart and Veins
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