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rub

 [rub]
1. to move something over a surface with friction.
2. the action of such movement.
friction rub an auscultatory sound caused by the rubbing together of two serous surfaces, as in pericardial rub; called also rub.
pericardial rub (pericardial friction rub) a scraping or grating noise heard with the heart beat, usually a to-and-fro sound, associated with an inflamed pericardium. Patients often complain of pleuritic discomfort that radiates in the chest, especially during inhalation. This condition must be distinguished from angina pectoris.
pleural rub (pleuritic rub) a friction rub caused by friction between the visceral and costal pleurae.

rub

(rŭb),
Friction encountered in moving one body in contact with another.

rub

(rub)
1. to move something over a surface with friction.
2. the action of such movement.

friction rub  an auscultatory sound caused by the rubbing together of two serous surfaces, as in pericardial rub.
pericardial rub , pericardial friction rub a scraping or grating friction rub heard with the heart beat, usually a to-and-fro sound, associated with pericarditis or other pathological condition of the pericardium.
pleural rub , pleuritic rub a friction rub caused by friction between the visceral and costal pleurae.

rub

Etymology: ME, rubben, to scrape
the movement of one surface moving over another, thereby producing friction, as when pleural membranes produce friction rub.

rub

See Friction rub.

rub

(rŭb)
Friction encountered in moving one body part over another.

rub

friction rub, an auscultatory sound caused by the rubbing together of two serous surfaces.

pericardial rub
a scraping or grating noise heard with the heartbeat, usually a to-and-fro sound, associated with an inflamed pericardium.
pleural rub, pleuritic rub
a rub produced by friction between the visceral and costal pleurae.

Patient discussion about rub

Q. Im only 17 I have horrble lower back pains. Im constitly rubbing,stretching, or cracking my back. the pain is either a throbbing pain or an ache or sting.I feel it worse when I put my chest out my shoulders back. my back feels like its out of place.

A. Lower back pain is so very common... I have had it for years, and just recently what I found to be very helpful is walking. Even a 30-45 minute walk and then some streching is good. I have hardly had any pain since I started exercising and it feels really good. Swimming is also known to help.

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