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heart murmur

noun, Medicine/Medical.
murmur (def 3). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for heart murmur
Historical Examples
  • That is how I discovered that I was the possessor of a heart murmur.

  • She asked me in a most ingenuous way if I ever had noticed any indications of heart murmur about you.

    The Best Policy Elliott Flower
  • And in the meantime let our heart murmur, if it will, "It is sad," but let our reason be content to add "So it must be."

    The Children's Life of the Bee Maurice Maeterlinck
  • A skilled physician will detect the faint sounds denoting a respiratory trouble or a "heart murmur" in the patients.


    William Walker Atkinson
  • A doctor declared that a heart murmur made the necessary training quite impossible and I thanked God when I heard it.

    The Red Redmaynes

    Eden Phillpotts
  • He 'most cried to let me go, an' was for waivin' the heart murmur, but it seems I got a floatin' kidney, an' flat feet.

    Cappy Ricks Retires Peter B. Kyne
British Dictionary definitions for heart murmur

heart murmur

an abnormal sound heard through a stethoscope over the region of the heart
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