Left semilunar cusp ; Left coronary cusp - Valvula semilunaris sinistra; Valvula coronaria sinistra

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Cardiovascular system > Heart > Left ventricle > Aortic valve > Left semilunar cusp ; Left coronary cusp

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Description

The aortic valve surrounds the orifice of the aorta and is formed by three semilunar cusps : two are anterior (right and left) and one posterior.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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