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crepitation

 [krep″ĭ-ta´shun]
1. a dry, crackling sound or sensation; see crepitant rale.
2. a sound like that produced by the grating of the ends of a fractured bone.

crep·i·ta·tion

(krep'i-tā'shŭn),
1. Crackling; the quality of a fine bubbling sound (rale) that resembles noise heard on rubbing hair between the fingers.
2. The sensation felt on placing the hand over the seat of a fracture when the broken ends of the bone are moved, or over tissue, in which gas gangrene is present. Synonym(s): bony crepitus
3. Noise or vibration produced by rubbing bone or irregular degenerated cartilage surfaces together as in arthritis and other conditions.
Synonym(s): crepitus (1)
[see crepitus]

crepitation

'Crunching' of tissue caused by presence of gas, which may occur in Lung disease Spontaneous rupture of small pulmonary blebs–most common in young ♂, which causes mediastinal or apical emphysema of little clinical significance Orthopedics A spongy quality on palpation–feeling with the open hand of a fracture site–broken bones; crepitation suggests a fracture

crep·i·ta·tion

(krep'i-tā'shŭn)
1. Crackling; the quality of a fine bubbling sound (rale) that resembles noise heard on rubbing hair between the fingers.
2. The sensation felt on placing the hand over the seat of a fracture when the broken ends of the bone are moved, or over tissue, in which gas gangrene is present.
3. Noise or vibration produced by rubbing bone or irregular cartilage surfaces together as by movement of patella against femoral condyles in arthritis and other conditions.
Synonym(s): crepitus (1) .

crepitation

A fine crackling sound heard with a STETHOSCOPE when listening over lungs containing more than the normal amount of fluid secretions.

crep·i·ta·tion

(krep'i-tā'shŭn)
1. Crackling; the quality of a fine bubbling sound (rale) that resembles noise heard on rubbing hair between the fingers.
2. Sensation palpated over seat of fracture when broken ends of bone are moved, or over tissue, in which gas gangrene is present.
3. Noise or vibration produced by rubbing bone or irregular degenerated cartilage surfaces together as in arthritis and other conditions.
Synonym(s): crepitus (1) .
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