[ tăm′bur′, tăm-bur′ ]
A heart sound, usually the aortic- or pulmonic-valve closure sound when it has a booming and ringing quality like that of a drum.
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- terrestrial globe,
- terrestrial guidance,
- terrestrial planet,
- terrestrial radiation,
- terrestrial telescope
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