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Medical Term:

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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