A symptom of heart disease in which the sounds of the heart resemble those of the fetal heart, usually occurring in serious myocardial disease.

Nearby words

  1. embryo sac,
  2. embryo transfer,
  3. embryo vitrification,
  4. embryo-,
  5. embryoblast,
  6. embryoctony,
  7. embryogenesis,
  8. embryogeny,
  9. embryol.,
  10. embryological

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