1.1 Medicine A crackling sound made in breathing by a person with an inflamed lung, detected using a stethoscope.
More example sentences
- All physicians had some experience in paediatrics and were retrained in the recognition of crepitations, bronchial breathing, and wheezing by a senior paediatrician every three months.
- On physical examination, crepitations were the main auscultatory findings, followed by rhonchi and wheezing.
- The results of physical examination were significant for bilateral basal diffuse rhonchi and crepitation.
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