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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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The vesicoureteral reflux dysplasia syndrome in patients with posterior urethral valves.
Posterior urethral valves is a structural abnormality in boys in which a membrane blocks the flow of urine out of the bladder.
If ultrasound findings show a distended bladder with or without a distended posterior urethra, the most likely diagnosis is posterior urethral valves.
Outcome of valve ablation in late-presenting posterior urethral valves.
The most commonly diagnosed CAKUT include a multicystic dysplastic kidney (MCDK), vesicoureteric reflux (VUR) and obstructive uropathy due to posterior urethral valves (PUV) or pelvoureteric junction obstruction (PUJO).
The ability to pass urine via the urethra excludes the presence of posterior urethral valves (PUV)
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