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phonocardiogram


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Recording of the sounds made by the heart during a cardiac cycle. The sounds are thought to result from vibrations created by closure of the heart valves. There are at least two: the first when the atrioventricular valves close at the beginning of systole and the second when the aortic valve closes at the end of systole.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


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