thrill

thrill
A vibration accompanying a cardiac or vascular murmur that can be palpated. SEE ALSO: fremitus.
- diastolic t. a t. felt over the precordium or over a blood vessel during ventricular diastole.
- hydatid t. the peculiar trembling or vibratory sensation felt on palpation of a hydatid cyst. SYN: Blatin syndrome, hydatid fremitus.
- presystolic t. a t. immediately preceding the ventricular contraction that is sometimes felt on palpation over the apex of the heart, as in mitral stenosis.
- systolic t. a t. felt over the precordium or over a blood vessel during ventricular systole.

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thrill 'thril n an abnormal fine tremor or vibration in the respiratory or circulatory systems felt on palpation <a continuous systolic and diastolic murmur, frequently associated with a \thrill (R. L. Cecil & R. F. Loeb)>

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n.
a vibration felt on placing the hand on the body. A heart murmur that is felt by placing the hand on the chest wall is said to be accompanied by a thrill.

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(thril) a sensation of vibration felt by the examiner on palpation of the body, such as over the heart during loud, harsh cardiac murmurs; cf. fremitus.

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  • Thrill — 〈[ðrı̣l] m. 6; umg.〉 Nervenkitzel, packende Hochspannung; →a. Kick [→ Thriller] * * * Thrill [θrɪl ], der; s, s [engl. thrill, zu: to thrill, ↑ Thriller]: Nervenkitzel. * * * Thrill [θrɪl], der; s, s [engl. thrill, zu: to thrill, ↑ …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Thrill — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El thrill o frémito es un fenómeno cardiaco que se aprecia en la palpación cardiaca. Se podría describir como la sensación de roce que percibe la mano que es comparable con el ronroneo de un gato y que tiene siempre… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Thrill — Thrill, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Thrilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Thrilling}.] [OE. thrillen, [thorn]irlen, [thorn]urlen, to pierce; all probably fr. AS. [thorn]yrlian, [thorn]yrelian, Fr. [thorn]yrel pierced; as a noun, a hole, fr. [thorn]urh through;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thrill — Thrill, n. 1. A drill. See 3d {Drill}, 1. [1913 Webster] 2. A sensation as of being thrilled; a tremulous excitement; as, a thrill of horror; a thrill of joy. Burns. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thrill — or Thrills may refer to:*Thrills, a Canadian brand of chewing gum *Thrill, a former brand of dishwashing detergent from Procter and Gamble.In music: *The Thrills, an Irish indie rock band *THE THRILL, a Japanese jazz horn and percussion band. *… …   Wikipedia

  • thrill — ● thrill nom masculin (anglais thrill) Série de vibrations perçues par la main placée à plat sur une région du corps. thrill [tʀil] n. m. ÉTYM. 1863, Jaccoud, dans une trad. de Graves, in D. D. L.; mot angl. « frisson, émotion, sensation ». ❖ ♦… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • thrill — vb Thrill, electrify, enthuse are comparable when they mean to fill with emotions that stir or excite physically and mentally or to be stirred by such emotions. Thrill suggests pervasion by emotions that set one atingle or aquiver (as with… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • thrill — thrill·er; thrill·ful; thrill·ing·ly; thrill; …   English syllables

  • Thrill — Thrill, n. [AS. [thorn]yrel an aperture. See {Thrill}, v. t.] A breathing place or hole; a nostril, as of a bird. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thrill — Thrill, v. i. 1. To pierce, as something sharp; to penetrate; especially, to cause a tingling sensation that runs through the system with a slight shivering; as, a sharp sound thrills through the whole frame. [1913 Webster] I have a faint cold… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thrill — [ θril] der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. thrill zu to thrill, vgl. ↑Thriller> Nervenkitzel; prickelnde Erregung …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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