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Heart murmurs

Heart murmurs

a sound generated by disturbed blood flow through the heart manifested as turbulence. Turbulence is an irregular condition of motion caused by local vibrations of the wall of a vessel or heart chamber. Heart murmurs are usually detectable in ventricular outflow obstruction and in various types of heart valve disease and are differentiated from heart sounds, a physiological concept.


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well c en d are both correct --> murmurs are abnormal heart sounds caused by: 1. blood forced to a narrowed valve opening 2. backwards flow through a valve ...

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by sdekivit
Sat Mar 04, 2006 4:12 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: valves
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valves

incomplete closing of the_____ valves will cause heart _____ respectively. a) atrioventricular, atherosclerosis b) semilunar, atherosclerosis c) atrioventricular, murmurs d) semilunar, murmurs e) atrioventricular, phlebitis i believe is c, any opinions??? ...

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by isabell
Sat Mar 04, 2006 2:44 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: valves
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