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souffle

 [soo´f'l]
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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

souf·fle

(sū'fĕl),
A soft blowing sound heard on auscultation.
[Fr. souffler, to blow]
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souffle

A soft blowing sound due to the flow of blood through various vessels, as heard by auscultation. See Mammary souffle.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

souf·fle

(sū'fĕl)
A soft, blowing sound heard on auscultation.
[Fr. souffler, to blow]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

souf·fle

(sū'fĕl)
Soft blowing sound heard on auscultation.
[Fr. souffler, to blow]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012