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crep·i·tate

(krĕp′ĭ-tāt′)
v.
To make a crackling or popping sound; crackle.
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Clinical symptoms before operation were non weight bearing, swelling on thigh region, evinces crepitating sound and pain on palpation and limping (Fig.
Clinical examination revealed swelling, pain and crepitating sound at site of injury indicating fracture.
On palpation, it was found slightly edematous and crepitating in nature but without any signs of pain.