Cruveilhier-Baumgarten sign n.
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.
[kruhks] /krʌks/ noun, plural cruxes, cruces [kroo-seez] /ˈkru siz/ (Show IPA) 1. a vital, basic, decisive, or pivotal point: The crux of the trial was his whereabouts at the time of the murder. 2. a cross. 3. something that torments by its puzzling nature; a perplexing difficulty. [kruhks] /krʌks/ noun, genitive Crucis [kroo-sis] /ˈkru sɪs/ […]
- Cruveilhier-baumgarten syndrome
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome n. Cirrhosis of the liver associated with patent umbilical or paraumbilical veins and varicose periumbilical veins.
- Crux ansata
/ænˈseɪtə/ noun (pl) cruces ansatae (ænˈseɪtiː) 1. another term for ankh
- Crux of heart
crux of heart n. The area of the junction of the walls of the four chambers of the heart.