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Ejection murmur

ejection murmur n.
A systolic murmur ending before the second heart sound and produced by the ejection of blood into the aorta or pulmonary artery.


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    [ih-jek-tiv] /ɪˈdʒɛk tɪv/ adjective 1. serving to . 2. Phonetics. (of a voiceless stop, affricate, or fricative) produced with air compressed above the closed glottis. noun 3. Phonetics. an ejective stop, affricate, or fricative. /ɪˈdʒɛktɪv/ adjective 1. relating to or causing ejection 2. (phonetics) (of a plosive or fricative consonant, as in some African languages) […]

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