aortic regurgitant murmur


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aortic regurgitant murmur

Etymology: Gk, aeirein, to raise; L, re, again, gurgitare, to flow, murmur, humming
a high-pitched, soft, blowing, decrescendo, early diastolic heart murmur that is a sign of aortic regurgitation.

aortic regurgitant murmur

A blowing or hissing following the second heart sound.
See also: murmur