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Meaning of MITRAL STENOSIS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  obstruction or narrowing of the mitral valve (as by scarring from rheumatic fever)
 
 Synonyms: mitral valve stenosis
 
 See Also: stenosis, stricture, valvular heart disease

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Mitral stenosis is the condition characterized by the opening of the mitral valve being smaller than normal, so that there is partial obstruction of blood flowing from the left atrium of the heart to the left ventricle of the heart.
 

 

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