28 - a stenotic valve a stiff narrow valve that does not open completely Turbulent flow is induced because blood must be forced th insufficient

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Sheet1 Page 1 Heart Sounds first heart sound - low-pitched, soft and relatively long sound associated with the closure of the AV valves. Often referred to as second heart sound - high-pitched, sharp and relatively short sound associated with the closing of the semilunar valves. Often murmurs - abnormal heart sounds, often associated with cardiac disease, that are due to the turbulent flow of blood through m
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Unformatted text preview: a stenotic valve - a stiff, narrow valve that does not open completely. Turbulent flow is induced because blood must be forced th insufficient valve - structurally damaged valve that does not close properly. Turbulence occurs when the blood flows backward rheumatic fever - an auto-immune disease triggered by streptococcal bacteria that leads to valvular stenosis and insufficiency ....
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This note was uploaded on 10/29/2009 for the course NPB NPB 101 taught by Professor Weidner/wingfield during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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