diastolic thrill

n.

A thrill felt during ventricular diastole on palpation over the precordium or over a blood vessel.

Nearby words

  1. diastereomer,
  2. diastole,
  3. diastolic,
  4. diastolic murmur,
  5. diastolic pressure,
  6. diastrophic,
  7. diastrophic dysplasia,
  8. diastrophism,
  9. diastyle,
  10. diasystem


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