- 1. Relating to the mitral or bicuspid
- 2. Shaped like a bishop's miter;
denoting a structure resembling the shape of a headband or turban.
- [L. mitra, a coif or turban]
- Relating to the aorta or the aortic orifice of the left ventricle of
the heart. Syn: aortal.
- Valvular insufficiency
- A leaky state of one or more of the cardiac valves, the valve not closing
tightly and blood therefore regurgitating through it. Syn: valvular incompetence,