bruit de parchemin

bruit de parchemin

A retired French medical lexical import for a rustling sound, likened to the rubbing together of two pieces of parchment (parchemin), caused by a pericardial or pleural friction, as heard by auscultation; it is covered by “friction rub” in the working medical parlance.
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