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a soft, blowing auscultatory sound.
cardiac souffle any heart murmur of a blowing quality.
funic souffle (funicular souffle) a hissing souffle synchronous with fetal heart sounds, probably from the umbilical cord.
placental souffle a souffle supposed to be produced by the blood current in the placenta; called also placental bruit.
uterine souffle a sound made by the blood within the arteries of the gravid uterus.
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a soft puffing heart murmur.
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car·di·ac souf·fle(kahr'dē-ak sū'fĕl)
A soft, puffing heart murmur.
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