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murmur

Med any abnormal soft blowing sound heard within the body, usually over the chest
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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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Specific Examples of Heart, Lung, or Bowel Sounds Between Control and Intervention Groups Sound Percent Properly Identifying Sound Control Intervention p-value * Systolic murmur 5.41 21.88 .07 Diastolic murmur 5.41 18.75 .13 Normal breath sounds 37.84 46.88 .47 Bronchial breath sounds 0.00 12.50 .04 Stridor 72.97 81.25 .57 Egophony 97.30 96.88 1.00 Decreased breath sounds 8.11 37.50 .00 Normal bowel sound 29.73 65.63 .00 Hypoactive bowel sounds 21.62 59.38 .00 * Fishers exact
However, after such intensive training in perfect conditions with the subsequent detailed discussion of each error, 35% of students were mistaken in distinction systolic and diastolic murmurs.
The SPUD proved superior to physical examination in detecting systolic and diastolic murmurs, left ventricular systolic dysfunction, and mitral valve prolapse.