murmur grade

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murmur grade

Cardiology A standard system for indicating the intensity of cardiac sounds, based on a scale of 1 to 6, by stethoscope. See Gallop, Murmur.
Murmur grades
1  Barely audible-requires concentration
2  Soft, easily heard
3  Loud w/o thrill
4  Loud with thrill
5  Loud with minimal contact between stethoscope and chest
6  Loud with no contact between stethoscope and chest  
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