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si·lent

(sī'lĕnt),
Producing no detectable signs or symptoms, said of certain diseases or morbid processes.

silent

/si·lent/ (si´lent)
1. noiseless.
2. producing no detectable signs or symptoms.

SILENT

Cardiology A clinical trial–Sonotherapy for In-Lesion Elimination of Neointimal Tissue

si·lent

(sī'lĕnt)
Producing no detectable signs or symptoms, said of certain diseases or morbid processes.

si·lent

(sī'lĕnt)
Producing no detectable signs or symptoms, said of certain diseases.

silent

produces no audible sound.

silent atria
see atrial standstill.
silent estrus
see silent heat (below).
silent heat
the behavior pattern in which the animal gives no behavioral signals that an ovarian follicle is maturing and rupturing although it is doing so or has just done so. Called also silent estrus.
silent lung
breath sounds absent on auscultation; occurs over collapsed lung or lung shielded by fluid, pus, solid tissue.
References in classic literature ?
It is impossible to say what unlooked-for remark this short and silent communication, between two such singular men, might have elicited from the white man, had not his active curiosity been again drawn to other objects.
Tom looked up to the silent, ever-living stars,--types of the angelic hosts who ever look down on man; and the solitude of the night rung with the triumphant words of a hymn, which he had sung often in happier days, but never with such feeling as now:
Still Nancy was silent, looking down; and he almost expected that she would presently get up and say she would go to her father's.
old echoing silent House of Joy that is Gone, we are quite alone.
The Time Traveller pushed his glass towards the Silent Man and rang it with his fingernail; at which the Silent Man, who had been staring at his face, started convulsively, and poured him wine.
Save for such, that big area of common was silent and desolate, and the charred bodies lay about on it all night under the stars, and all the next day.
Accordingly, it was admitted to the presence of Anne, who, silent and lofty as ever, listened to the speeches and complaints of the deputies; but when they had finished their harangues not one of them could say, so calm remained her face, whether or no she had heard them.
And this noisiness, this exultation at the moment of the ship's departure, make a tremendous contrast to the silent moments of her arrival in a foreign roadstead - the silent moments when, stripped of her sails, she forges ahead to her chosen berth, the loose canvas fluttering softly in the gear above the heads of the men standing still upon her decks, the master gazing intently forward from the break of the poop.
Keep peace with the Lords of the Jungle--the Tiger, the Panther, the Bear; And trouble not Hathi the Silent, and mock not the Boar in his lair.
IN these rapid, restless shadows, Once I walked at eventide, When a gentle, silent maiden, Walked in beauty at my side She alone there walked beside me All in beauty, like a bride.
Then, of course, there was Gania who was by no means so amiable as his elders, but stood apart, gloomy, and miserable, and silent.
As soon as they saw Pierre and his companion they became silent, and Pierre thought he saw the princess hide something as she whispered: