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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

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.
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5 : to close or fit in place with a quick movement <The lid snapped shut.>
6 : to put into or remove from a position suddenly or with a cracking sound <She snapped on the light.>
7 : to act or be acted on with energy <The soldier snapped to attention.>
As the hands strike, the hips are dropped and the head is snapped up to get balance.
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