heart murmur


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heart murmur

n
(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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