mitral mitral  /ˈmaɪ trəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to or located in or near the mitral valve
  2. (adj) relating to or resembling the miter worn by some clerics

Usage(s):

  1. A mitral-valve problem isn't as common--or as deadly--as your doctor might have told you.
  2. His main postwar concern has been with heart valves, especially mitral valves that have been damaged by rheumatic fever.
  3. If a heart patient has a bottleneck in the mitral valve, it can be opened with a tiny knife on the end of the surgeon's finger.

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