mitral valvemitral valve
the valve between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart, preventing a flow of blood back into the atrium during systole
Origin of mitral valveso named from seeming resemblance in shape to a bishop's miter: see mitral
A valve of the heart, composed of two triangular flaps, that is located between the left atrium and left ventricle and regulates blood flow between these chambers. Also called bicuspid valve .