carotid shudder

carotid shudder
vibrations seen at the crest of the carotid pulse tracing in aortic stenosis; used also of the underlying thrill felt on palpation of the carotid artery.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • shudder — A convulsive or involuntary tremor. [M.E. shodderen] carotid s. vibrations at the crest of the carotid pulse tracing, seen in aortic stenosis. * * * shud·der shəd ər …   Medical dictionary

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