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Anatomy of the Heart

Tricuspid Valve

What is the tricuspid valve?

  • Valves are flap-like structures that allow blood to flow in one direction. The tricuspid valve is located between the right atrium and the right ventricle.


  • Prevents the back flow of blood as it is pumped from the right atrium to the right ventricle.

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