- - 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 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 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 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]
* * *bruit 'brü-ē n any of several generally abnormal sounds heard on auscultation <an audible \bruit produced by an artery>
* * *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.
* * *(brwe) (brt) [Fr.] sound (def. 3).
Medical dictionary. 2011.