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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.
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.