Synonyms and Antonyms for tricuspid-valve

1. tricuspid valve (n.)

valve with three cusps; situated between the right atrium and the right ventricle; allows blood to pass from atrium to ventricle and closes to prevent backflow when the ventricle contracts


2. valve-in-head engine (n.)

internal-combustion engine having both inlet and exhaust valves located in the cylinder head


3. tricuspid (adj.)

having three cusps or points (especially a molar tooth)

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4. valve (n.)

a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it


5. valve (n.)

device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone


7. valve (n.)

one of the paired hinged shells of certain molluscs and of brachiopods


8. valve (n.)

the entire one-piece shell of a snail and certain other molluscs