TITLE

mitral valve prolapse

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1372
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "mitral valve prolapse" is presented. The term refers to a relatively rare condition in which the cusp or cusps of the mitral valve billow into the left atrium during systole. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided in the reference entry.
ACCESSION #
21236214

 

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