valvular
adjective Date: 1797 1. resembling or functioning as a valve; also opening by valves 2. of, relating to, or affecting a valve especially of the heart <
valvular heart disease
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  • valvular — VALVULÁR, Ă, valvulari, e, adj. Cu valvule; referitor la valvule, de valvule. – Din fr. valvulaire. Trimis de bogdanrsb, 11.08.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  valvulár adj. m., pl. valvulári; f. sg. valvuláră, pl …   Dicționar Român

  • Valvular — Valv u*lar, a. [Cf. F. valvulaire.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to a valve or valves; specifically (Med.), of or pertaining to the valves of the heart; as, valvular disease. [1913 Webster] 2. Containing valves; serving as a valve; opening… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • valvular — adj. 2 g. Que tem muitas válvulas …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • valvular — adj. Perteneciente o relativo a las válvulas …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • valvular — [val′vərval′vyə lər] adj. 1. having the form or function of a valve 2. having a valve or valves 3. of a valve or valves; esp., of the valves of the heart: Also valvar [val′vər] …   English World dictionary

  • valvular — SYN: valvate. * * * val·vu·lar val vyə lər adj 1) resembling or functioning as a valve <established a valvular connection to the esophagus> 2) of, relating to, or affecting a valve esp. of the heart <valvular heart disease> …   Medical dictionary

  • valvular — ► adjetivo 1 De las válvulas. 2 BIOLOGÍA Se aplica al órgano que tiene válvulas. * * * valvular adj. De la[s] válvula[s]. * * * valvular. adj. Perteneciente o relativo a las válvulas …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • valvular — {{#}}{{LM V39396}}{{〓}} {{[}}valvular{{]}} ‹val·vu·lar› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} De las válvulas o relacionado con ellas …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • valvular — adj. [L. dim. valva, leaf of a folding door] Of or pertaining to a small valve or valvula …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • valvular — /val vyeuh leuhr/, adj. 1. having the form or function of a valve. 2. operating by a valve or valves. 3. of or pertaining to a valve or valves, esp. of the heart. Also, valval, valvar. [1790 1800; < NL valvularis, equiv. to valvul(a) VALVULE +… …   Universalium

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