Claybrook sign

Clay·brook sign

(klā'bruk),
in rupture of abdominal viscus, transmission of breath and heart sounds through the abdominal wall.

Claybrook sign

An obsolete term that formerly dignified the ability to auscultate cardiac and respiratory sounds through the abdominal wall, which accompanies rupture of an abdominal viscus.

Claybrook,

Edwin B., U.S. surgeon, 1871-1931.
Claybrook sign - in rupture of abdominal viscus, transmission of breath and heart sounds through the abdominal wall.