- an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves
How To Use cardiac murmur In A Sentence
- What can be heard with a stethoscope amounts to an onomatopoetic glossary: pistol shot pulses; cardiac murmurs, rumbles, clicks, and gallops; pericardial knocks and rubs; rales and rhonchi of the lungs; succussion splashes in the abdomen. VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XI No 3
- Up to 30% of patients have cardiac murmurs due to endocarditis or pancarditis.