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Valsalva's sinuses

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Three dilatations in wall of the aorta behind the flaps of the three aortic semilunar valves.

Description

Three dilatations in wall of the aorta behind the flaps of the three aortic semilunar valves. They were recorded in a posthumous collection of Valsalva’s works published by Giovanni Battista Morgagni (1682-1771).

Bibliography

  • G. B. Morgagni:
    De vita et scriptis Antonii Mariae Valsalvae commentariolum. Venice, 1740.
    In this work, Valsalva's beloved pupil, Morgagni, assembled and published posthumously his teachers anatomical works.

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