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bruit

 [brwe, bro̳t] (Fr.)
sound (def. 3).
aneurysmal bruit a blowing sound heard over an aneurysm.
placental bruit a soft, blowing auscultatory sound supposed to be produced by the blood current in the placenta. Called also placental souffle.

bru·it

(brū-ē'), As an English word, bruit is correctly pronounced brūt, to rhyme with boot. In U.S. medical parlance, brū'ē and brū-ē' are more often heard. In contemporary medical French, this word denotes either of the two normal heart sounds.
A harsh or musical intermittent auscultatory sound, especially an abnormal one.
[Fr.]

bruit

(brwe) (brldbomact)
1. a sound or murmur heard in auscultation, especially an abnormal one.
2. sound (3).

aneurysmal bruit  a blowing sound heard over an aneurysm.
placental bruit  see under souffle.

bruit

(bro͞ot)
tr.v. bruited, bruiting, bruits
n.
(also bro͞o′ē) Medicine An abnormal sound heard in auscultation.

bruit

[bro̅o̅′ē]
Etymology: Fr, noise
an abnormal blowing or swishing sound or murmur heard while auscultating a carotid artery, the aorta, an organ, or a gland, such as the liver or thyroid, and resulting from blood flowing through a narrow or partially occluded artery. The specific character of the bruit, its location, and the time of its occurrence in a cycle of other sounds are all of diagnostic importance. Bruits are usually of low frequency and are heard best with the bell of a stethoscope.

bruit

French: sound. An audible swishing sound or murmur heard by auscultation over an artery, which indicates increased turbulence often due to partial obstruction by atherosclerosis. When heard over the carotid arteries, bruits predict future cerebrovascular accidents.

bruit

Cardiology An audible swishing sound or murmur heard over an arterial 'thrill' caused by atherosclerosis; when auscultated over the carotid arteries, bruits predict future CVAs; it is unclear whether surgical correction improves the ultimate outcomes, as the ischemic event often occurs at a distance from the identified 'danger zone'; artery or vascular channel; indicates ↑ turbulence often caused by a partial obstruction. See Carotid endarterectomy.

bru·it

(brū-ē')
An abnormal swishing, blowing, or murmuring sound.
[Fr.]

bruit 

A sound heard on auscultation of the heart, lungs, large arteries or veins, or any large cavity (e.g. the orbit). The auscultation is carried out with a stethoscope. Example: An occlusive disease of the carotid artery caused by atherosclerosis leads to a reduction in blood flow through the carotid arteries (and a concomitant reduction in blood flow through vessels of the eye and orbit). It gives rise to a swishing sound with the chest piece of the stethoscope on the neck over the carotid artery. See amaurosis fugax.

bru·it

(brū-ē')
A harsh or musical intermittent auscultatory sound, especially an abnormal one.
[Fr.]

bruit (brōō´ē),

n an extracardiac blowing sound heard at times over peripheral vessels; generally denotes cardiovascular disease.

bruit

[Fr.] a sound or murmur heard in auscultation, especially an abnormal one.

aneurysmal bruit
a blowing sound heard over an aneurysm.
cardiac bruit
see heart murmur.
placental bruit
a soft, blowing auscultatory sound supposed to be produced by the blood current in the placenta. Called also placental souffle.
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