crepitus

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crepitus

 [krep´ĭ-tus]
1. the discharge of flatus from the bowels.
3. crepitant rale.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Crepitus

A crackling or crunching sound heard when the ends of a fractured piece of bone rub against each other.
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Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012