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Introduction: Valve

Description of Valve

Valve: a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Valve: Related Topics

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Broader terms for Valve

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Hierarchical classifications of Valve

The following list attempts to classify Valve into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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