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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.
Explaining the physiology of murmurs and the need for such a device, Dr Shekhar told Gulf News: "A heart murmur is an aACAyextra' sound riding over the aACAylub-dub' sound of a beating heart.
A A MURMUR is an abnormal heart sound that is caused by increased blood flow through either the valves of the heart or a hole in the heart.
by voices and murmurs from bodies in faraway networks.
Cricket is a numbers game and, after 23 years as India's most revered sportsman, the Little Master's scores have dwindled as murmurs of his vulnerability have grown," Pringle wrote in his column for the Sydney Morning Herald.
0, our new Murmurs functionality offers new levels of enterprise communication that brings previously unstructured conversations into projects.
Some dogs with heart murmurs like Rupert never need medication; however, this is something to think about when rehoming a dog with a murmur.
At heart auscultation, the murmurs continuous are present in the pulmonic area with no interruption between the systolic and diastolic components.
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.
Many heart murmurs are "functional," that is, noises caused by swirling blood, and are unimportant.
In a review on anaesthesia-related cardiac arrest in children, Linda Mason states that murmurs should be characterised before anaesthesia, especially in infants.
Heather, who was with a band called The Murmurs, said: "I was just starting my career as a musician.