placental bruit


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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.

placental bruit

Etymology: L, placenta, flat cake; Fr, bruit, noise
a humming noise caused by fetal circulation, heard in the pregnant uterus. It is synchronized with the mother's pulse.

bruit

(brwe) (broot) [Fr., noise]
An adventitious sound of venous or arterial origin heard on auscultation.

placental bruit

Placental souffle.

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.