Definition of Cantering rhythm
1. Noun. Cardiac rhythm characterized by the presence of an extra sound; can indicate a heart abnormality.
Medical Definition of Cantering rhythm
1. A triple cadence to the heart sounds; due to an abnormal third or fourth heart sound being heard in addition to the first and second sounds, and usually indicative of serious disease. Synonym: bruit de galop, cantering rhythm, gallop rhythm, Traube's bruit. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Cantering rhythm
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1. The Medical Times and Gazette (1879)
"Stall less would I limit the cantering rhythm to pericarditis alone, although that is the most convenient term for common use. ..."
2. The Diagnosis and Treatment of Heart Disease: Practical Points for Students by Edward Mansfield Brockbank (1917)
"VO. FIG. 6. Space between second and first sounds too short. Diastole comparatively prolonged. cantering rhythm, or Bruit de galop.—In its slighter degrees ..."
3. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1906)
"Not uncommon in the apparently healthy, and apparently not essentially differing in kind from those known pathologically as "systolic cantering rhythm," the ..."
4. A Manual of the practice of medicine by Arthur Albert Stevens (1915)
"Gallop or cantering rhythm.—This suggests the hoof-beats of a galloping horse. One of the cardiac sounds is doubled and the diastolic pause is shortened. ..."
5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1901)
"There were 22 cases in which a bruit de galop or cantering rhythm was noted. This rhythm is always interesting, and was usually very perfect. ..."