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Medical Term:

bruit de rappel


Definition: 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.

Synonym(s): double-shock sound

[Fr. drum-beat]

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