- an abnormal sound heard on listening to the heart, usually through a stethoscope, produced by the blood passing through deformed cardiac valves.
- in some persons a similar sound heard when blood passes through normal valves.
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There was no applause, no murmuring, no debate; the crowd was simply, utterly, absolutely speechless.When TB Was a Death Sentence: An Excerpt From ‘The Remedy’|Thomas Goetz|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Constance tipped her sunshade to shield her eyes, and she and Louis began a murmuring conversation which was impossible to catch.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She enjoys the first of her new supply while murmuring "how dreadful" while reading at breakfast of the sinking of the Lusitania.
Baker, murmuring a word of support for the vilified Brooks, noted that she had been on vacation when the offense occurred.
So murmuring, he was about to turn towards the town, when close by that child's grave he saw another.Kenelm Chillingly, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
"A pig," Mr. Pericles here ventured to remind her, murmuring as one in a dream.Sandra Belloni, Complete|George Meredith
They had come to condole with her, and had managed to let her understand what people were murmuring.December Love|Robert Hichens
In the midst of these thoughts, he had gradually fallen asleep, murmuring to the last the name of Lucienne.Other People's Money|Emile Gaboriau
“Thank you, thank you so much,” she was murmuring hurriedly.Gray youth|Oliver Onions