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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You hear a suprasternal notch thrill, an apical click, and a 3/6 ejection murmur at the right upper sternal border.
This position typically causes a systolic ejection murmur (a common benign finding in athletes) to become less prominent, whereas it intensifies the murmur of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a rare condition that is considered a predisposing factor in sudden death during athletic activities.
He was tachycardic with a regular rhythm, a systolic ejection murmur IV/VI was present at left lower sternal border, a diastolic murmur III/VI was present at right upper sternal border and a third heart sound was present at left lower sternal border.