atrial gallop


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pre·sys·tol·ic gal·'lop

gallop cadence in which the gallop sound in late diastole is an audible fourth heart sound due to forceful ventricular filling following atrial systole.
Synonym(s): atrial gallop
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atrial gallop

Fourth heart sound, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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