Crepitation refers to situations where noises are produced by the rubbing of parts one against the other, as in: ...
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A crackling sound which is heard, e.g. in some lung diseases when the ear is placed close to the thorax; or when the fingers are pressed into the skin covering a gaseous lesion such as occurs in black-quarter.
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Sound produced on pressure when there is air in the subcutaneous tissue.
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Crep`i·ta'tion noun [ Confer French crépitation .] 1. The act of crepitating or crackling. 2. (Medicine) (a) A grating or crackling sensation or sound, as that produced by rubbing two fragments of a broken bone to...
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<clinical sign, orthopaedics> The spongy quality one appreciates on palpation (feeling with the open hand) of a fracture site (broken bones). This physical finding can be a clue that a fracture exists. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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(krep″ĭ-ta´shәn) a dry, crackling sound or sensation; see crepitant rale. a sound like that produced by the grating of the ends of a fractured bone.
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• (n.) A crepitant rale. • (n.) The act of crepitating or crackling. • (n.) A grating or crackling sensation or sound, as that produced by rubbing two fragments of a broken bone together, or by pressing upon cellular tissue containing air.
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crepitation 1. A rattling or crackling sound like that made by rubbing hair between the fingers close to the ear. 2. The sensation felt on placing the hand over the seat of a fracture when the broken ends of the bone are moved, or over tissue in which gas gangrene is present. 3. The noise produced...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: krep′i-tā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Crackling; the quality of a fine bubbling sound (rale) that resembles noise heard on rubbing hair between the fingers. 2. The sensation felt on placing the hand over the seat of a fracture when the broken ends of the bone...
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1) Crackle 2) Crackling 3) Noise
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