crepitus

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crepitus

 [krep´ĭ-tus]
1. the discharge of flatus from the bowels.
3. crepitant rale.

crep·i·tus

(krep'i-tŭs), Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation crepitance.
1. Synonym(s): crepitation
2. Obsolete usage for noisy discharge of gas from the intestine.
[L. fr. crepo, to rattle]

crepitus

/crep·i·tus/ (krep´ĭ-tus)
1. the discharge of flatus from the bowels.

crepitus

[krep′itəs]
Etymology: L, crackling
1 flatulence or the noisy discharge of fetid gas from the intestine through the anus.
2 a sound or feel that resembles the crackling noise heard when rubbing hair between the fingers or throwing salt on an open fire. Crepitus is associated with gas gangrene, rubbing of bone fragments, air in superficial tissues, or crackles of a consolidated area of the lung in pneumonia.
3 a clicking sound often heard in movement of joints, for example, in temporomandibular joint resulting from joint irregularities. Also called crepitation.

crep·i·tus

(krep'i-tŭs)
1. Synonym(s): crepitation.
2. A noisy discharge of gas from the intestine.
3. The grating of a joint, often in association with osteoarthritis.
[L. fr. crepo, to rattle]

crepitus

1. The grinding or crackling sound heard when the broken ends of a fractured bone rub together. This is one of the signs of fracture.
2. The grating sensation felt when a joint affected by arthritis is moved and dry or damaged joint surfaces rub together.

Crepitus

A crackling or crunching sound heard when the ends of a fractured piece of bone rub against each other.
Mentioned in: Gangrene, Nasal Trauma

crep·i·tus

(krep'i-tŭs)
1. Synonym(s): crepitation.
2. A noisy discharge of gas from the intestine.
3. The grating of a joint, often in association with osteoarthritis.
[L. fr. crepo, to rattle]

crepitus

1. the grating of fractured bone fragments against each other.
2. the crackling of joints.
3. the noise produced by pressure on tissues containing an abnormal amount of air or gas, as in cellular emphysema.
4. the discharge of flatus from the bowels.
5. crepitation.
6. a crepitant rale.