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a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it

device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone

the entire one-piece shell of a snail and certain other molluscs

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one of the paired hinged shells of certain molluscs and of brachiopods

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Cyanosis in atrial septal defect due to persistent Eustachian valve.
Right atrial myxoma arising from the Eustachian valve in a patient with colonic polyposis.
It is also unclear whether to ascribe any pathogenetic role to the eustachian valve crossing the IVC.
Two patients with Eustachian valve in the right atrium on MRI were misinterpreted as having cardiac masses on TTE.
TTE misdiagnosed thrombi in 3 patients and anatomic variations such as Eustachian valve in 2 patients as cardiac tumors.