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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.
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In the meantime, the scout drew a canoe of bark from its place of concealment beneath some low bushes, whose branches were waving with the eddies of the current, into which he silently motioned for the females to enter.
I went into the scullery, removed the door, and spent some hours digging with my hatchet as silently as possible; but when I had made a hole about a couple of feet deep the loose earth collapsed noisily, and I did not dare continue.
Long she journeyed through the pathless ocean, with no friends to cheer her, save the white sea-birds who went sweeping by, and only stayed to dip their wide wings at her side, and then flew silently away.
A door hidden in the tapestry opened noiselessly and a man in black silently advanced and stood behind the chair on which Mazarin sat.
The two speechless gazers bent themselves down to the earth, as if in prayer, and remained thus a long time, absolutely motionless: the flag continued to wave silently.
he said; and silently handed his glass to old Sillerton Jackson.
She fled, swift of foot and desperate, but he gained on her step by step, till she felt his hot breath on her neck; and still she fled silently, and silently he pursued, and when at last he seized her was it terror that thrilled her heart or was it ecstasy?
He stood silently watching his uncle put on his broad hat and his voluminous cloak.
After he had left them they went silently below, each wrapped in gloomy forebodings.
My dear Planchet," said Athos, pressing the hand of his son, whose sad look he silently observed, - "we are come to learn of you - But in what confusion do I find you
The doctor cast a rapid glance upwards and silently shrugged his shoulders.
Pepper raised his stick and silently indicated a shrub, bearing among sparse leaves a voluminous purple blossom; and at a rickety canter the last stage of the way was accomplished.