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heart murmur

[′härt ′mər·mər]
(medicine)
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Danni Holder, kennel supervisor at the Coundon Wedge Drive centre, said: "Sheldon has already been through so much and now we have found out he has a heart murmur, which is something we really need to look into further.
A heart murmur is usually detected when the doctor listens to the heart with a stethoscope, Dr.
"Heart murmurs are graded from one to six, with six being the worst, so a grade four is very serious.
The other innovation is the heart murmur detection device.
Sadly Harriet has been diagnosed with quite a severe heart murmur that may mean she will struggle through life to play and act as normal cats should.
Q My daughter was found to have a heart murmur at a we check.
Mr McCabe, aged 56, underwent surgery at the Queen Elizabeth hospital in Edgbaston yesterday to repair the mitral valve inside his heart, after his GP detected a heart murmur during a routine check-up.
A heart murmur is an abnormal sound made by your heart as blood moves through the valves; it can be heard with a stethoscope.
Bobbie also has a slight heart murmur, but no signs of heart disease.
Murphy discovered she had a heart murmur during her teens.
His career, which has included 42 victories, has been all the more remarkable as he has a heart murmur, although it clearly has done the veteran no harm.
Q Our Cavalier King Charles spaniel has a heart murmur. We couldn't quite take in the consequences when our vet told us.