lubb-dupp

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lubb-dupp

 [lub´dup]
syllables used to represent, or mimic, the combination of the first (lubb) and second (dupp) heart sounds.

lubb-dupp

(lub-dup´) syllables used to represent the first and second heart sounds.

lubb-dupp

an imitation of the two basic sounds heard in the cardiac cycle. Lubb represents the first sound (S1), which is longer and has a lower pitch and is made by the closure of the mitral and tricuspid valves. It is lower in pitch and lasts slightly longer than the second sound, dupp (S2), which is made by the closure of the aortic valve.

lubb

a syllable used to represent, or mimic, the first sound of the heart in auscultation. See also heart sounds.

lubb-dupp
two syllables used to mimic the first (lubb) and second (dupp) sounds of the heart in auscultation.
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We launched Lub-Dub magazine to save lives, inspired by the sound of our heartbeats (lub dub)," Mohamed Ramez, founder of Lub-Dub magazine and one of the speakers at the event, told Daily News Egypt.
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Then the lights dimmed, the computer screen faded to black and the hard drive reverberated a low lub-dub like an overworked heart before shutting down.
For example, when I awake from a nightmare, I often hear the unmistakable lub-dub, lub-dub, lub-dub of my own heartbeat, although most of the time this remains below the level of consciousness.