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cruveilhier-baumgarten sign in Medicine

Cruveilhier-Baumgarten sign

n.
  1. An indication of hepatic cirrhosis with portal hypertension in which a murmur, created by recanalization of the umbilical vein and reverse blood flow from the liver into the abdominal veins, is heard over a Medusa head.
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