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Cruveilhier-Baumgarten murmur

Pronunciation: kru-val-ya' bahm'gar-ten

Definition: a venous murmur heard over collateral veins, connecting portal and caval venous systems, on the abdominal wall.

Synonym(s): Cruveilhier-Baumgarten sign

See Also: Cruveilhier-Baumgarten sign

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