closing snap

[ klōzĭng ]

n.

The accentuated first heart sound of mitral stenosis, related to closure of the abnormal valve.

Nearby words

  1. closeup,
  2. closing,
  3. closing costs,
  4. closing error,
  5. closing price,
  6. closing time,
  7. closing volume,
  8. clostridia,
  9. clostridial,
  10. clostridium


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