breath sounds

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breath sounds

a murmur, bruit, fremitus, rhonchus, or rale heard on auscultation over the lungs or any part of the respiratory tract.
Synonym(s): respiratory sounds
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breath sounds

(breth sowndz)
A murmur, bruit, fremitus, rhonchus, or rale heard on auscultation over the lungs or any part of the respiratory tract.
Synonym(s): respiratory sounds.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

breath sounds

Respiratory sounds heard on auscultation of the chest. In a normal chest, they are classified as vesicular, tracheal, and bronchovesicular.
See also: sound
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Some patients with interstitial lung diseases have fever, fatigue, muscle and joint pain, and abnormal chest sounds. As these diseases advance, heart function is affected.
On examination, he was febrile (104 F [40 C]) and dehydrated; no abnormal chest sounds were heard, and there was no lymphadenopathy.