fourth heart sound gallop

S4 g.

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  • fourth heart sound — (S4) the heart sound associated with atrial contraction, occurring during the presystolic phase of diastole. It is rarely audible in normal hearts but when accentuated is usually called an S4 gallop. See also gallop rhythm, under rhythm …   Medical dictionary

  • Heart sounds — Front of thorax, showing surface relations of bones, lungs (purple), pleura (blue), and heart (red outline). The location of best auscultation for each heart valve are labeled with M , T , A , and P . First heart sound: caused by atrioventricular …   Wikipedia

  • gallop — A triple cadence to the heart sounds; due to an abnormal third or fourth heart sound being heard in addition to the first and second sounds, and usually indicative of serious disease. SYN: bruit de galop, cantering rhythm, g. rhythm, Traube bruit …   Medical dictionary

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  • heart sounds — the sounds heard over the cardiac region in auscultation, which are produced by the functioning of the heart. The first and second are normally audible as the “lubb dupp”sound, the third is normally audible only in youth, and the fourth is… …   Medical dictionary

  • Diastolic heart murmur — Auscultogram from normal and abnormal heart sounds Diastolic heart murmurs are heart murmurs heard during diastole.[1] …   Wikipedia

  • S4 gallop — an accentuated, audible fourth heart sound usually associated with cardiac disease, often that characterized by altered ventricular compliance …   Medical dictionary

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