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what is the location of the tricuspid and mitral valve?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Tricuspid R mitral L: Tricuspid:right side of heart and separates right atrium from right ventricle mitral : left side of heart and separates left atrium from left ventricle.
Answered on Sep 4, 2013
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Dr. Ryan Cooley
28 years experience Cardiology
See picture: The mitral valve is located between the left atrium and ventricle. It prevents blood from flowing backwards from the ventricle into the atrium and pulmonary veins. The tricuspid valve is located between the right atrium and ventricle.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013

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