murmur

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Related to ejection murmur: pansystolic murmur, holosystolic 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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A grade 2/6 apical systolic ejection murmur and a third heart sound were audible.
What about the 50-year-old man who runs 15 to 20 miles a week (he has a loud ejection murmur typical of aortic stenosis), and by echocardiogram, lo and behold, the calculated peak transvalvular gradient is >110 mm Hg.
A grade 2/6 systolic ejection murmur was heard in the pulmonic area, and a grade 3/6 blowing pansystolic murmur was heard at the apex.