valvular

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin valvularum.

Adjective[edit]

valvular (not comparable)

  1. (medicine, biology) Of or pertaining to valves, such as those of the heart.
    • 1997, Roy Porter, The Greatest Benefit to Mankind, Folio Society 2016, p. 516:
      It was Charles Sherrington (1857–1952) who named that valvular connection (later found to be a gap) the synapse.
  2. Like a valve.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From válvula +‎ -ar.

Adjective[edit]

valvular (plural valvulares)

  1. valvular (of or relating to valves)