Cardiac valve which has as its parts the anterior, right posterior and left posterior cusps, attached to the fibrous ring of aortic valve.[FMA] [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aortic_valve FMA:FMA ]

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Term information

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Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

comment

Human variation: It is normally tricuspid (with three leaflets), although in 1% of the population it is found to be congenitally bicuspid (two leaflets)

definition

Cardiac valve which has as its parts the anterior, right posterior and left posterior cusps, attached to the fibrous ring of aortic valve.[FMA]

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/20/Diagram_of_the_human_heart_%28cropped%29.svg

external definition

The valve between the left ventricle of the heart and the ascending aorta, consisting of three semilunar cusps. [TFD][VHOG]

has related synonym

valva aortae

id

UBERON:0002137