Valvule definition

-vyə-lə
A small valve or valvelike structure.
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A small valve.
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A small valve or valvelike structure.
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(anatomy) A small valve or similar structure.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
valvule
Plural:
valvulae, valvules

Origin of valvule

  • From New Latin valvula from diminutive of Latin valva leaf of a door valve

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition