murmur

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Related to regurgitant murmur: mitral murmur, decrescendo murmur

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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The diagnosis was assessed as definitive on the basis of Duke criteria (one major and three minor, including echographic evidence of an oscillating intracardiac mass with a new regurgitant murmur, two persistently positive blood cultures yielding Gordonia sp.