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fetal souffle

 

Definition: a blowing murmur, synchronous with the fetal heart beat, sometimes only systolic and sometimes continuous, heard on auscultation over the pregnant uterus.

Synonym(s): funic souffle, funicular souffle, umbilical souffle

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