valve

n.
device that permits flow

1) to grind valves

2) a ball; butterfly; check; exhaust; gate; globe; needle; safety; shunt; suction valve

membranous fold that permits body fluids to flow in one direction

(anat.)

3) a heart valve (the patient has a defective heart valve)

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[vælv]
exhaust
suction valve
['device that permits flow'] to grind valves
a ball
['membranous fold that permits body fluids to flow in one direction'] (anat.) a heart valve (the patient has a defective heart valve)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.