Murmur usually means:
- Murmur (speech), a soft-sounded and quiet utterance/talking "under your breath" so it is hard to understand what the speaker is saying
- Breathy voice, a type of phonation in speech
It can also refer to:
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Other articles related to "murmur":
... Murmur is the name of two characters in the comic books ... This Murmur is a demon in the service of The Carnivore ...
... Still's murmur (also known as vibratory murmur) is a common type of benign or "innocent" functional heart murmur that is not associated with any sort of ... Still’s murmur was initially described by Dr ...
... the right ventricle into the right atrium is larger during inspiration, causing the murmur to become louder ... expiration, the leak of blood backwards through the tricuspid valve is lessened, making the murmur more quiet ... Conversely, the murmur of mitral regurgitation becomes louder during expiration due to the increase in venous return from the pulmonary veins to the left heart ...
... Murmur (placoderm), a genus of placoderms. ...
... The Carey Coombs murmur or Coombs murmur is a clinical sign which occurs in patients with mitral valvulitis due to acute rheumatic fever ... and can be distinguished from the diastolic murmur of mitral stenosis by the absence of an opening snap before the murmur ... The murmur is caused by increased blood flow across a thickened mitral valve ...
Famous quotes containing the word murmur:
“Never literary attempt was more unfortunate than my Treatise of Human Nature. It fell dead-born from the press, without reaching such distinction, as even to excite a murmur among the zealots.”
—David Hume (17111776)
“Now entertain conjecture of a time
When creeping murmur and the poring dark
Fills the wide vessel of the universe.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“I believe a man is born first unto himselffor the happy developing of himself, while the world is a nursery, and the pretty things are to be snatched for, and pleasant things tasted; some people seem to exist thus right to the end. But most are born again on entering manhood; then they are born to humanity, to a consciousness of all the laughing, and the never-ceasing murmur of pain and sorrow that comes from the terrible multitudes of brothers.”
—D.H. (David Herbert)