fine crackle

fine crackle

Fine rale, crepitation Pulmonology A type of discontinuous, interrupted 'explosive' lung sound, which is less loud than coarse crackles and higher pitched. Cf Coarse crackles.
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She simply and artfully transcends the earth with smoke firing, achieving fine crackle lines on the glazed surfaces and raw black clay on the unglazed surfaces.
On the present admission, examination revealed blood pressure of 110/60 mmHg, pulse of 88 bpm, fine crackles in the bilateral lower lobes and jugular venous distension.
Fine crackles were heard at the right lung base and there was an enlarged right supraclavicular lymph node and associated digital clubbing.