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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.

souf·fle

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

souffle

/souf·fle/ (soo´f'l) a soft, blowing auscultatory sound.
cardiac souffle  any cardiac or vascular murmur of a blowing quality.
funic souffle , funicular souffle hissing souffle synchronous with fetal heart sounds, probably from the umbilical cord.
mammary souffle  a functional cardiac murmur with a blowing sound, heard over the breasts in late pregnancy and during lactation.
placental souffle  the sound supposed to be produced by the blood current in the placenta.
uterine souffle  a sound made by the blood within the arteries of the gravid uterus.

souffle

[so̅o̅′fəl]
Etymology: Fr, breath
a soft murmur heard through a stethoscope. When detected over the uterus in a pregnant woman, it is usually coincident with the maternal pulse and is caused by blood circulating in the large uterine arteries.

souffle

A soft blowing sound due to the flow of blood through various vessels, as heard by auscultation. See Mammary souffle.

souf·fle

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

souf·fle

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

souffle

a soft, blowing auscultatory sound.

cardiac souffle
any heart murmur of a blowing quality.
fetal souffle
a murmur sometimes heard over the pregnant uterus, supposed to be due to compression of the umbilical cord.
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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