auscultatory alternans

(redirected from auditory alternans)

aus·cul·ta·to·ry al·ter·nans

alternation in the intensity of heart sounds or murmurs in the presence of a regular cardiac rhythm as a result of mechanical alternation of the heart.
Synonym(s): auditory alternans

aus·cul·ta·to·ry al·ter·nans

(aws-kŭl'tă-tōr-ē awl-tĕr'nanz)
Alternation in the intensity of heart sounds or murmurs in the presence of a regular cardiac rhythm.