lubb-dupp


lubb-dupp
n.
a representation of the normal heart sounds as heard through the stethoscope. Lubb (the first heart sound) coincides with closure of the mitral and tricuspid valves; dupp (the second heart sound) is due to closure of the aortic and pulmonary valves.

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  • lubb-dupp — also lub dup or lub dub .ləb dəp, dəb n the characteristic sounds of a normal heartbeat as heard in auscultation * * * n. a representation of the normal heart sounds as heard through the stethoscope. Lubb (the first heart sound) coincides with… …   Medical dictionary

  • dupp — (dup) a syllable used to represent the second sound of the heart in auscultation; it is shorter and higher pitched than the first sound. See lubb and lubb dupp …   Medical dictionary

  • lubb — (lub) a syllable used to represent, or mimic, the first sound of the heart in auscultation. See lubb dupp …   Medical dictionary