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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Valsalvian \Val*sal"vi*an\, a. Of or pertaining to Valsalva, an Italian anatomist of the 17th century. [1913 Webster] Valsalvian experiment (Med.), the process of inflating the middle ear by closing the mouth and nostrils, and blowing so as to puff out the cheeks. [1913 Webster]