Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In anatomy, same as valve.
  • noun In entomology, same as uropatagium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anat.) A little valve or fold; a valvelet; a valvule.

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  • noun medicine A small valve

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  • noun a small valve

Etymologies

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From Latin valvula

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