Crepitation

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.

Crepitation

Crepitation refers to situations where noises are produced by the rubbing of parts one against the other, as in: ...
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Crepitation

• (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

<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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crepitation

(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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Crepitation

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 together, or by pressing upon cellular tissue contai...
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crepitation

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 by rubbing bone or irregular cartilage surfaces t...
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crepitation

Sound produced on pressure when there is air in the subcutaneous tissue.
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crepitation

the sharp sound of snapping noises
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crepitation

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 are moved, or over tissue, in which gas gangrene ...
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