Bruit

Bruit [ broot ]
 noun, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) (medicine) any general abnormal sound heard on auscultation (the act of listening, either directly or through a stethoscope or other instrument, to sounds within the body as a method of diagnosis).
2. (n.) (archaic) rumour; report
3. (n.) (archaic) noise; din; clamour
4. (tr. v.) to spread rumour; repeat
 USAGE EXAMPLE:
 The bruit detected by the doctor using a stethoscope indicated that the patient needed medical attention.

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