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murmur

Med any abnormal soft blowing sound heard within the body, usually over the chest

murmur

[′mər·mər]
(medicine)
A blowing or roaring heart sound heard through the wall of the chest; caused by blood flow through a defective valve.
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CSD Labs~ medical device eMurmur is a clinically tested screening tool for the objective detection of heart murmurs.
The heart murmur device technology is both novel hardware and software.
An ultrasound should be the first step in assessing a murmur.
Ms Farrell, from Greasby, had surgery at Alder Hey to cure her heart murmur when she was five.
She was taken to hospital were doctors diagnosed a heart murmur.
A team of EES wrestlers called Murmur from the Latuko and Nuba tribes faced Koriom from CES, which was made up of Mundari and Dinka Bor wrestlers.
This part of the article has been represents of the preamble to differential diagnostic algorithm (DDA) for diseases, manifested with heart murmurs.
The boxing star talked about his heart murmur in his book The Hitman: My Story, saying: "I had every test in the book and was given the all-clear.
Many murmurs are caused by heart valves not closing properly but often this does not affect the performance of the heart greatly and so they can be ignored: these are benign murmurs.
Also, some heart defects that cause a murmur at birth correct themselves over time.
The difficulty is that there is overlap in the findings with an innocent or pathological murmur.
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