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Definition of "mitral" [mi•tral]

  • Relating to or resembling a miter worn by certain ecclesiastics. (adjective)
  • Relating to a mitral valve. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mitral" in a sentence
  • "Circulatory studies in mitral stenosis before and after commissurotomy, Ann. Surg.,"
  • "According to a 2001 report in the Medical Journal of Australia, a woman with a heart condition called mitral valve prolapse died after ingesting most of a 55 milliliter guarana and ginseng energy drink."
  • "She had been diagnosed with a mostly benign condition called mitral valve prolapse -- a problem I believe is over diagnosed and over treated -- and "needed" antibiotics every time she went to the dentist."
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