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  • n. Plural form of valvule.


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  • The ventricles, the atriums, the aortic valvulae — all of it looked the same.

    Body of Knowledge

  • He points out the physiological advantage of the _valvulae conniventes_ to man, and the advantage for teleology of the fact that they cannot have been formed by "action and pressure."

    Evolution in Modern Thought

  • Gluma bivalvis biflora, nervosa, acuta, mutica; valvulae subaequales septemnerviae; exterioris nervis tribus axin occupantibus sed distinctis reliquis per paria a marginibus et axilibus subaequidistantibus; interioris nervis aequidistantibus, externis margine approximatis.

    Expedition into Central Australia

  • _Item_, concerning the _valvulae tricuspidales_, through which the blood falls into the heart.

    Sidonia, the Sorceress : the Supposed Destroyer of the Whole Reigning Ducal House of Pomerania — Volume 2

  • The truth of this surmise has been confirmed by Mr. M'Leay, who has had an opportunity of examining this species in all the stages of its growth. umbilica - M. testa obovata, antiquata, rugosa, margine posteriore tus. alterius valvulae involuto.

    Transactions of the Linnean Society


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