frolement

frolement

 [frōl-maw´] (Fr.)
1. a rustling sound heard on auscultation in pericardial disease.
2. a brushing movement in massage.

frôle·ment

(frol-mawn[h]'),
1. Light friction or massage with the palm of the hand.
2. A rustling sound heard in auscultation.
[Fr.]

frolement

/frole·ment/ (frōl-maw´) [Fr.] a rustling sound often heard on auscultation in pericardial disease.

frôlement

[frôlmäN′]
Etymology: Fr, brushing
1 the rustling type of sound often heard on auscultating the chest in diseases of the pericardium.
2 a kind of massage that uses a light brushing stroke with the hand. See also massage.

frôle·ment

(frol-mawn[h]')
1. Light friction or massage with the palm of the hand.
2. A rustling sound heard in auscultation.
[Fr.]
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