auscultatory alternans

n.

Alternation in the intensity of heart sounds or murmurs in the presence of regular cardiac rhythm.

Nearby words

  1. auschwitz,
  2. auscultate,
  3. auscultation,
  4. auscultative,
  5. auscultatory,
  6. auscultatory gap,
  7. auscultatory percussion,
  8. ausform,
  9. ausforming,
  10. ausgleich


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