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