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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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In this work respiratory sounds were acquired from 10 healthy subjects in ranging age of 20 to 30 year-old.
[3.] Sovijarvi AR, Vanderschoot J, Earis JE (2000) Standardization of computerized respiratory sound analysis.
[14] in their studies have proved that respiratory sound analysis complementary to the classical spirometry has showed that the automated system can also be reliable as a pulmonary test for detecting wheeze.
It is obvious from the clinical signs recorded in the present study that respiratory sounds, dyspnea, mucous nasal discharge, high temperature, reduced appetite, restlessness profuse salivation were present in 100% calves died of HS (Table I).
Zargis plans to incorporate this technology, which automatically identifies clinically significant respiratory sounds, into its existing telemedicine and computer-aided auscultation platform in order to deliver these new diagnostic support tools to medical professionals.
In addition, we encountered an interesting physical diagnostic due, a respiratory sound that assisted with the eventual diagnosis.
The physical examination was normal, except for pulmonary auscultation where diminished respiratory sounds and crackles were found bilaterally at the bases of both lungs.
All birds were at production stage selected on the basis of respiratory problems like coughing, sneezing, lacrimation and respiratory sounds.
Auscultation revealed crepi- tation in random regions of the right lung and mini- mal reduction in respiratory sounds of the left lung.
Although there were increased respiratory sounds, the trachea had not completely restrictured.
Cardiopulmonary examination found regular cardiac sounds with systolic tricuspid murmur and abnormal bilateral respiratory sounds (rhonchi).

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