How to use Murmurs in a sentence
The appointment caused some murmurs; since Becket, at the time when it was made, was still a simple deacon.
He experimented in the outlying provinces of his empire; and the Russians noted with open murmurs that, not content with governing through foreign instruments, he was conferring on Poland, Finland and the Baltic provinces benefits denied to themselves.
In spite of some murmurs even this law was adopted.
Murmurs arose among the wounded who were waiting.
He began to adopt a more critical attitude towards Wolsey's policy, foreign and domestic; and to give ear to the murmurs against the cardinal and his ecclesiastical rule.Advertisement
The weapon of famine, formerly in the hand of Alaric, was thus turned against him, and loud in consequence were the murmurs of the Roman populace.
But, in spite of her murmurs and reproaches, he gave an asylum to another lady who was as poor as herself, Mrs Desmoulins, whose family he had known many years before in Staffordshire.
Some murmurs are heard about enclosures, but they are incidental and not widely spread.
And he was mortified by a more erious charge than murmurs about superfluity of zeal.
As always happens the men, starting cheerfully, began to halt; murmurs were heard, there was a sense of confusion, and finally a backward movement.Advertisement
The town was full of angry murmurs, and the landlord feared that the mob would storm his house and drag Spinoza out.
The murmurs of the Gothic nobles procured for their young sovereign too early emancipation from the schoolroom.
Thenceforward poverty, disorders, and consequently murmurs increased.
They also have detectable heart murmurs.
She first complained in murmurs, then wept, and at last burst into loud lamentations, earnestly beseeching the operator to stop.Advertisement
He murmurs to himself like a painter who has found the right color - lemon and saffron delight him lime is his lucky mascot.
Most murmurs are what they call a flow murmur.
The pathology of intra-cardiac and vascular murmurs has also been inquired into experimentally, the general impression being that these abnormal sounds result, in most cases at least, from the production of a sonorous liquid vein.
Murmurs include the familiar purring sound that cats make starting at the very beginning of their lives.
Murmurs and chirrups are typically associated with social situations and contentment.Advertisement
Nearly two-thirds of heart murmurs in children are produced by a normal, healthy heart and are harmless.
Innocent heart murmurs are usually very faint, intermittent, and occur in a small area of the chest.
Most innocent murmurs disappear by adulthood, but some adults may still have them.
Less commonly, heart murmurs can result from a valve defect, narrowed blood vessel, or other cardiovascular defect.
These conditions, called pathologic heart murmurs, may indicate the presence of a serious heart defect, especially when accompanied by other signs and symptoms of a heart problem such as shortness of breath, rapid heartbeats, or fainting.Advertisement
Some heart murmurs are continually present; others happen only when the heart is working harder than usual, for example during exercise or with certain illnesses.
Heart murmurs can be diastolic, systolic, or continuous.
Diastolic murmurs occur during relaxation of the heart between beats, and systolic murmurs occur during contraction of the heart muscle.
Continuous murmurs occur during both the relaxation and contraction of the heart.
Heart murmurs are most commonly discovered in children from ages two to four, although they can be diagnosed at any age.Advertisement
Congenital cardiovascular defects that may cause pathologic heart murmurs affect 36,000 infants (about nine of every 1,000 infants or 1 percent of live births) annually in the United States.
Many children have heart murmurs that are heard by their doctors at some time in their lives.
Innocent heart murmurs are caused by blood flowing faster than normal through the chambers and valves of the heart or the blood vessels near the heart.
Innocent murmurs may be heard in children because their hearts are very close to their chest walls.
Pathologic heart murmurs are caused by structural abnormalities of the heart.Advertisement
Heart valve disease is the most common cause of pathologic heart murmurs.
Bacterial endocarditis (an infection of the heart) or rheumatic fever can damage heart valves or other structures of the heart and lead to heart murmurs.
A septal defect or aortic aneurysm can cause heart murmurs.
The symptoms of heart murmurs differ, depending on the cause of the heart murmur.
Innocent heart murmurs and those that do not impair the function of the heart usually do not have symptoms.Advertisement
Heart murmurs can be heard when a physician listens to the heart through a stethoscope during a regular physical exam or check-up.
Murmurs caused by congenital cardiovascular disease are often heard at birth or during infancy.
Very loud heart murmurs and those with clicks or extra heart sounds should be evaluated further.
Infants who have heart murmurs and do not thrive, eat, or breathe properly, and older children who lose consciousness suddenly or are intolerant to exercise should be evaluated.
Although not commonly used to diagnose heart murmurs, it may be used to help physicians evaluate certain congenital cardiovascular defects.Advertisement
Innocent heart murmurs do not affect the patient's health and require no treatment.
If a septal defect is causing the heart murmurs, corrective surgery may be required.
If heart valve disease is causing the heart murmurs, treatment may include medications or surgery.
Most children with innocent heart murmurs grow out of them by the time they reach adulthood.
It is reassuring to know that two-thirds of heart murmurs are produced by a normal heart and do not require treatment.Advertisement
Complications of mitral valve prolapse include heart murmurs and arrhythmias.
On examination of the heart rhythm using a stethoscope, infants with coarctation of the aorta usually have an abnormal "gallop" heart rhythm, and 50 percent of children also have heart murmurs.
Some heart murmurs (abnormal heart sounds) can indicate an atrial septal defect.
Some heart murmurs (abnormal heart sounds) can indicate a congenital heart defect.
Think about getting tags that can notify emergency medical technicians of a pre-existing medical condition, such as high blood pressure, heart murmurs, or drug allergies.
Indignant murmurs rose from the assembled nobles, and the life of the legate was only saved from their fury by the intervention of the emperor himself.
Similar to several other breeds of dogs, Boxers experience problems with heart murmurs, allergies, and are susceptible to tumors.
Heart murmurs can be present at birth or develop later in life.
Murmurs are common in infants and children.