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thrill

 [thril]
a vibration felt by the examiner on palpation; see also fremitus.
diastolic thrill one felt over the precordium during diastole in advanced aortic insufficiency.
hydatid thrill one felt on percussing over a hydatid cyst.
presystolic thrill one felt just before the ventricular systole over the apex of the heart.
systolic thrill one felt over the precordium during ventricular systole in aortic stenosis, pulmonary stenosis, and ventricular septal defect.

thrill

(thril),
A vibration accompanying a cardiac or vascular murmur that can be palpated.
See also: fremitus.

thrill

(thrĭl)
v. thrilled, thrilling, thrills
v.tr.
To cause to quiver, tremble, or vibrate.
v.intr.
To quiver, tremble, or vibrate.
n.
1. A quivering or trembling caused by sudden excitement or emotion.
2. Medicine A slight palpable vibration associated with a cardiac murmur and certain other cardiac or respiratory conditions.

thrill′ing·ly adv.

thrill

Cardiology
A palpable murmur that correlates with zones of maximum intensity of auscultated sounds: rough lower sternal-border thrills occur in ventricular septal defect; apical systolic thrills are associated with mitral valve insufficiency; diastolic thrills may be palpated in AV valve stenosis.

Vox populi
Anything which creates or achieves a sensation of excitement and pleasure, or the sensation itself.

thrill

Cardiology A palpable murmur that correlates with zones of maximum intensity of auscultated sounds; rough lower sternal border thrills occur in ventricular septal defect, apical systolic thrills are associated with mitral valve insufficiency; diastolic thrills may be palpated in AV valve stenosis Vox populi Whee, whoopie, yippie, yeeeehaaa, etc

thrill

(thril)
A vibration accompanying a cardiac or vascular murmur that can be palpated.
See also: fremitus

thrill

A coarse vibrating sensation felt with the flat of the hand on the front of the chest. Thrills are caused by severe turbulence in blood flow in the heart from valve disease or congenital heart disorder and are always audible with a STETHOSCOPE. They can be considered as exaggerated heart murmurs.

thrill

(thril)
Vibration accompanying a cardiac or vascular murmur that can be palpated.
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