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.
- atrial g. SYN: presystolic g..
- presystolic g. g. cadence in which the g. sound in late diastole is an audible fourth heart sound due to forceful ventricular filling following atrial systole. SYN: atrial g..
- protodiastolic g. g. rhythm in which the g. sound occurs in early diastole and is an abnormal third heart sound.
- S7 g. SYN: summation g..
- summation g. g. rhythm in which the g. sound is due to superimposition of third and fourth heart sounds; sometimes heard in normal subjects with tachycardia, but usually indicative of myocardial disease. SYN: S7 g., S7.
- systolic g. obsolete term for a triple cadence to the heart sounds in which the extra sound occurs during systole, usually in the form of a systolic “click.”

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gal·lop 'gal-əp vi to progress or ride at a gallop vt to cause to gallop
gallop n
1) a bounding gait of a quadruped specif a fast natural 3-beat gait of the horse
2) GALLOP RHYTHM

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gal·lop (galґop) a disordered rhythm of the heart; see under rhythm.

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