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snap

 [snap]
a short, sharp sound.
opening snap a short, sharp, high-pitched click occurring in early diastole and caused by opening of the mitral cusps, a characteristic sound in mitral stenosis.

snap

(snap),
A click; a short sharp sound; said especially of cardiac sounds.

snap

(snap) a short, sharp sound.
opening snap  a short, sharp sound in early diastole caused by abrupt halting at its maximal opening of an abnormal atrioventricular valve.

snap

Cardiology noun A click or other sharp sound corresponding to an abnormal mitral valve opening–opening snap, or closing–closing snap Psychiatry verb To suffer abrupt decompensation in social or interpersonal coping mechanisms. See Postal worker syndrome.

snap

(snap)
A click; a short, sharp sound; said especially of cardiac sounds.

SNAP

Abbrev. for SCORE FOR NEONATAL ACUTE PHYSIOLOGY.

snap

a short, sharp sound.

snap joint
capable of moving abruptly from a stable, in the sense of having great stability than the sense of its domicile, to a more mobile position, e.g. the equine elbow joint.
opening snap
a short, sharp, high-pitched click occurring in early diastole caused by opening of the mitral cusps, a characteristic sound in mitral stenosis.
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