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Austin Flint phenomenon

Pronunciation: aw'stin flint

Definition: The murmur of relative mitral stenosis during significant aortic regurgitation owing to narrowing of the mitral orifice by pressure of the aortic regurgitant flow on the anterior mitral leaflet.

Synonym(s): Austin Flint murmur

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