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heart murmur

noun, Medicine/Medical.
murmur (def 3). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • A skilled physician will detect the faint sounds denoting a respiratory trouble or a "heart murmur" in the patients.

    Memory William Walker Atkinson
  • That is how I discovered that I was the possessor of a heart murmur.

  • He 'most cried to let me go, an' was for waivin' the heart murmur, but it seems I got a floatin' kidney, an' flat feet.

    Cappy Ricks Retires Peter B. Kyne
  • She asked me in a most ingenuous way if I ever had noticed any indications of heart murmur about you.

    The Best Policy Elliott Flower
  • A doctor declared that a heart murmur made the necessary training quite impossible and I thanked God when I heard it.

    The Red Redmaynes Eden Phillpotts
  • And in the meantime let our heart murmur, if it will, "It is sad," but let our reason be content to add "So it must be."

    The Children's Life of the Bee Maurice Maeterlinck
British Dictionary definitions for heart murmur

heart murmur

an abnormal sound heard through a stethoscope over the region of the heart
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