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Definition of Pulmonary valve

Pulmonary valve: One of the four valves in the heart, which stands at the opening from the right ventricle in the pulmonary artery trunk. The pulmonary valve moves blood toward the lungs and keeps it from sloshing back from the pulmonary artery into the heart.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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