Flint murmur

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  • Flint murmur — (flint) [Austin Flint, American physician, 1812–1886] see under murmur …   Medical dictionary

  • Austin Flint murmur — In cardiology, an Austin Flint murmur is a mid diastolic, low pitched rumbling murmur which is best heard at the cardiac apex. [cite journal |author=Flint A |title=On cardiac murmurs |year=1862 |journal=American Journal of the Medical Sciences,… …   Wikipedia

  • Austin Flint murmur (phenomenon) — Aus·tin Flint murmur (phenomenon) (awґstin flintґ) [Austin Flint, American physiologist, 1812–1886] see under murmur …   Medical dictionary

  • Austin Flint murmur — a heart murmur that is loudest in diastole and associated with a third heart sound. It is a sign of aortic regurgitation, which allows retrograde filling and rapid rise in left intraventricular pressure. This prevents the mitral valve from… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Austin Flint murmur — a presystolic or mid diastolic murmur heard at the cardiac apex in aortic regurgitation, originating at the mitral valve when blood enters simultaneously from both the aorta and the left atrium …   Medical dictionary

  • Flint, Austin — ▪ American physician born Oct. 20, 1812, Petersham, Mass., U.S. died March 13, 1886, New York, N.Y.       one of the most eminent of 19th century physicians, and a pioneer of heart research in the United States. He discovered (1862) a disorder… …   Universalium

  • Murmur — A Murmur is an abnormal "whooshing" sound created by blood flow through heart valves, as well as flow through chamber narrowings or unusual connections seen with congenital heart disease. It is usually heard by the doctor while… …   Medical dictionary

  • Flint — Austin, Jr., U.S. physiologist, 1836–1915. See F. arcade. Austin, U.S. physician, 1812–1886. See Austin F. murmur, F. murmur, Austin F. phenomenon …   Medical dictionary

  • Diastolic heart murmur — Auscultogram from normal and abnormal heart sounds Diastolic heart murmurs are heart murmurs heard during diastole.[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Heart murmur — For the French motion picture, see Murmur of the Heart. Cardiac murmurs and other cardiac sounds Auscultogram from normal and abnormal heart sounds ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

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