heart murmur


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heart murmur

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(Pathology) an abnormal sound heard through a stethoscope over the region of the heart
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Noun1.heart murmur - an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
systolic murmur - a murmur heard during systole
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He said that most often an atrial septal defect is diagnosed when a physician hears a heart murmur during a physical examination.
A HEART murmur is used by vets to describe the abnormal 'whooshing' sound between heart sounds while listening to an animal's chest.
Bella is an eight-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and about two thirds of her breed have a heart murmur - abnormal sounds that can be picked up by a stethoscope.
A DOG who was left to suffer in a hot car now needs urgent care for a heart murmur.
A heart murmur can be a sign of underlying valve or structural heart disease, such as congenital heart disease--a hole in the heart or other complication," explains Cleveland Clinic cardiologist and heart imaging specialist Christine Jellis, MD.
A heart murmur is often the first signal that the heart isn't functioning properly A normal heartbeat has a specific sound caused by the flow of blood through the valves: lub-dub, lub-dub, lub-dub.
A RESCUE dog called Penny - so named because nobody has ever spent a penny on her healthcare - is due to undergo lifesaving surgery The 10-year-old cavalier King Charles spaniel has a heart murmur, a large abdominal growth, is very overweight and has extreme dental problems.
MY FEMALE ENGLISH cocker spaniel is 11 years old and was recently diagnosed with a heart murmur.
NAME: Mr Tiggs APPEARANCE: Strawberry blond SPECIAL SKILLS: Poor old Mr Tiggs has immune mediated haemolytic anaemia AND a heart murmur, so you'd assume he takes it even easier than his species normally do.
A similar app called StethAid to detect a heart murmur in children aged 2-18 years, was announced earlier by Dr Yousif Mohammed Al Serkal, Assistant Undersecretary for Hospitals Sector and Kurt D.
Summary: Abnormal heart murmur detection device and an app to read facial features of newborns for Down's and other syndromes

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