Flint murmur


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Flint mur·mur

(flint),
a diastolic murmur, similar to that of mitral stenosis, heard best at the cardiac apex in some cases of free aortic insufficiency; it is thought to be caused by the turbulent regurgitating stream from the aorta mixing into the stream simultaneously entering from the left atrium through the mitral valve, causing posterior movement of the anterior leaflet of the mitral valve with transient acceleration of blood flow through the mitral valve.
Synonym(s): Austin Flint murmur

Flint mur·mur

(flint mŭr'mŭr)
A diastolic murmur, similar to that of mitral stenosis, heard best at the cardiac apex.
Synonym(s): bicuspid murmur.

Flint,

Austin, U.S. physician, 1812-1886.
Austin Flint murmur - Synonym(s): Flint murmur
Austin Flint phenomenon - Synonym(s): Flint murmur
Austin Flint respiration
Flint murmur - a diastolic murmur, similar to that of mitral stenosis, heard best at the cardiac apex in some cases of free aortic insufficiency. Synonym(s): Austin Flint murmur; Austin Flint phenomenon

Flint,

Austin, Jr., U.S. physiologist, 1836-1915.
Flint arcade - a series of vascular arches at the bases of the pyramids of the kidney.