presystolic thrill


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thrill

 [thril]
a vibration felt by the examiner on palpation; see also fremitus.
diastolic thrill one felt over the precordium during diastole in advanced aortic insufficiency.
hydatid thrill one felt on percussing over a hydatid cyst.
presystolic thrill one felt just before the ventricular systole over the apex of the heart.
systolic thrill one felt over the precordium during ventricular systole in aortic stenosis, pulmonary stenosis, and ventricular septal defect.

pre·sys·tol·ic thrill

a thrill immediately preceding the ventricular contraction that is sometimes perceived on palpation over the apex of the heart, as in mitral stenosis.

pre·sys·tol·ic thrill

(prē'sis-tol'ik thril)
A thrill immediately preceding the ventricular contraction that is sometimes felt on palpation over the apex of the heart.

thrill

a vibration caused by the movement of fluid felt by the examiner on palpation. Created by turbulence in a fluid column passing through an incompetent valve, or from a vessel of smaller caliber to a larger. The larger the orifice the bigger the thrill. Also by sharp firm percussion on one part of the abdomen and feeling a shock wave over a distant part of the abdomen—the so-called fluid wave.

diastolic thrill
one felt over the precordium during diastole in advanced aortic insufficiency.
presystolic thrill
one felt just before the systole over the apex of the heart.
systolic thrill
one felt over the precordium during systole in aortic stenosis, pulmonary stenosis and ventricular septal defect.
thyroid thrill
palpable over a colloid goiter with a large blood supply.