bruit

A harsh or musical intermittent auscultatory sound, especially an abnormal one. [Fr.]
- aneurysmal b. blowing murmur heard over an aneurysm.
- carotid b. a systolic murmur heard in the neck but not at the aortic area; any b. produced by turbulent blood flow in a carotid artery.
- b. de canon the loud first heart sound heard intermittently in complete atrioventricular block and in interference-dissociation when the ventricles happen to contract shortly after the atria. SYN: cannon sound.
- b. de claquement (broo-e′ de klak-maw′) the sound of cardiac clicks. See click.
- b. de cuir neuf (broo-e′ de kwer nuf) the sound of new leather (also b. de craquement); a creaking pericardial friction sound heard mainly in chronic pericarditis.
- b. de diable SYN: venous hum. [Fr. humming-top]
- b. de frolement (broo-e′ de frol′maw) a rough, rustling sound made by a pleural or pericardial friction rub. [Fr. rustling]
- b. de galop SYN: gallop. [Fr.]
- b. de la roue de moulin gurgling or splashing mill-wheel sounds heard when both fluid and air are present in the pericardial sac. [Fr. mill]
- b. de lime introduced by R. Laënnec to describe a rough rasping murmur. [Fr. file]
- b. de rappel applied by J. B. Bouillaud to describe the cadence of a split-second heart sound, or of the second sound followed by an opening snap or early third heart sound. SYN: double-shock sound. [Fr. drum-beat]
- b. de Roger SYN: Roger murmur.
- b. de scie (broo-e′ de se) a harsh heart murmur heard in systole and diastole that produces a sound resembling that of a saw. [Fr. saw]
- b. de scie ou de rape introduced by R. Laënnec to describe harsh, rasping murmurs. [Fr. saw, rasp]
- b. de soufflet introduced by R. Laënnec to describe a blowing murmur. [Fr. bellows]
- b. de tabourka a loud tambourlike or bell-like second heart sound heard at the aortic area in syphilitic aortitis. [Fr. tambour]
- b. de tambour (broo-e′ de tam-bur′) reverberating, musical tone heard as the second heart sound over the aortic area, associated with past syphilitic aortic valvular disease. SYN: tambour sound. [Fr. sound of drum]
- b. de triolet introduced by L. Gallavardin to describe the triple cadence produced by a systolic click added to the first and second heart sounds. [Fr. a little trio]
- Roger b. (broo-e′) SYN: Roger murmur.
- systolic b. any abnormal sound or any murmur heard during systole.
- thyroid b. vascular murmur heard over hyperactive thyroid gland, due to increased blood flow.
- Traube b. SYN: gallop.

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bruit 'brü-ē n any of several generally abnormal sounds heard on auscultation <an audible \bruit produced by an artery>

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n.
a sharp or harsh systolic sound, heard on auscultation, that is due to turbulent blood flow in a peripheral artery, usually the carotid or iliofemoral artery. Bruits can also be heard over arteriovenous fistula or malformations.

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(brwe) (brt) [Fr.] sound (def. 3).

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  • bruit — BRUIT. s. m. Son ou assemblage de sons, abstraction faite de toute articulation distincte, et de toute harmonie. Grand bruit. Petit bruit. Bruit sourd. Bruit confus. Bruit éclatant. Le bruit du tonnerre. Le bruit du canon. Bruit agréable. Le… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

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  • Bruit en 1/f — Bruit de scintillation Le bruit de scintillation est un bruit électronique toujours présent dans les composants actifs et dans certains composants passifs[1]. Il est également appelé bruit de scintillement, bruit de papillotement, bruit de basse… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bruit — Bruit, n. [OE. bruit, brut, noise, bruit, F. bruit, fr. LL. brugitus; cf. L. rugire to roar; perh. influenced by the source of E. bray to make a harsh noise, Armor. brud bruit.] 1. Report; rumor; fame. [1913 Webster] The bruit thereof will bring… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bruit — (v.) to report, 1520s, from bruit (n.) rumor, tiding (mid 15c.), from Fr. bruit (n.), from bruire to make noise, roar, of uncertain origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • Bruit — Bruit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bruited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bruiting}.] To report; to noise abroad. [1913 Webster] I find thou art no less than fame hath bruited. Shak. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Bruit — (fr., spr. Brüih), 1) Geräusch, Lärm, Aufsehen; 2) Zusammenlauf; 3) Gerücht; daher Bruits de la bourse, Börsengerüchte …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Bruit — (frz. Brüt), Geräusch, Gerede; ein Gerücht, großes Aufsehen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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