Meaning of 瓣

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Pinyin: bàn
English Definition: petal; segment; clove (of garlic); piece; section; fragment; valve; lamella; classifier for pieces, segments etc
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 19; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (melon) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ xīn ] bitter; toilsome, laborious; 8th heavenly stem
    • [ guā ] melon, gourd, squash, cucumber
    • [ xīn ] bitter; toilsome, laborious; 8th heavenly stem
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Example Words:
花瓣 [ huā bàn ]: petal; Classifiers:
二尖瓣 [ èr jiān bàn ]: mitral valve (physiology)
二尖瓣狭窄 [ èr jiān bàn xiá zhǎi ]: mitral stenosis (physiology)
半月瓣 [ bàn yuè bàn ]: semilunar valve (anatomy)
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