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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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CSD Labs~ medical device eMurmur is a clinically tested screening tool for the objective detection of heart murmurs.
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Tim added: "To operate on any tumour is risky, but given Peppi's heart murmurs and her age made it even riskier.
To operate on any tumour that size is risky, but with Peppi's heart murmurs and given her age, the operation was very high risk.

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