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heart

(Essential part), noun core, essence, marrow, nerve, nucleus, pith, sum and substance
Associated concepts: heart of the case, heart of the pleadings

heart

(Fortitude), noun ardor, backbone, doughtiness, fearlessness, fervor, focus, gallantry, intestinal fortitude, mettle, spirit, substance, toleration, valor

heart

(Kindness), noun altruism, benevolence, clemency, compassion, gentleness, grace, humanity, kind offices, kind treatment, leniency, magnanimity, mercy, pity, sympathy, temperament, tenderness
See also: center, confidence, consequence, cornerstone, essence, faith, focus, frame, main point, significance, substance
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The sensor of such a type can be successfully used to register heart sounds in adults and fetuses (during their intrauterine growth).
Listening to heart sounds is also used in monitoring for arrhythmia and diagnosing heart disease.
The heart sounds were: normal $1/$2 (n = 2), split $2 (n = 2), systolic murmur (n = 1), diastolic murmur (n = 1), $3 (n = 2), and $4 (n = 2).
The technique of IA, sometimes referred to as periodic listening, generates information by listening to and counting the fetal heart sounds through the maternal abdomen, for a specified number of seconds at a specified time, in relation to uterine contractions (Goodwin, 2000).
An expert in auscultation-the technical term for listening to the body's internal sounds, usually through a stethoscope--Johnson listened to Guion's heart and detected an intermittent third heart sound (otherwise known as [S.
It also contains normal and abnormal heart sounds, and podcasts on key concepts.
Both Monday Morning and Please Don't Go could be classic Tamla tunes, while You Stop My Heart sounds even earlier, a pop ballad from the cusp of the 1950s and 1960s.
The easy first step is to have an experienced cardiologist or family physician listen to heart sounds and murmurs.
In 1816, Dr Rene Laennec, a French physician, experimented with a rolled up piece of paper on a particularly reticent female patient and was surprised that the heart sounds were much clearer (1).
Innocent murmurs and third heart sounds in black schoolchildren.
The portable Sonoplus[TM] 3000-DS three lead ECG monitor is a pocket-sized device that provides the clinician with the ability to listen to heart sounds and see real-time cardiac tracings at the same time.
Undergo a yearly physical exam, during which your doctor can listen for abnormal heart sounds with a stethoscope.