bronchial fremitus

bronchial fremitus
rhonchal f.

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  • Fremitus — is a palpable vibration on the human body. In common medical usage, it usually refers to (tactile) vocal fremitus, although there are several other types.Bronchial fremitusSee rhonchal fremitus below.Hepatic fremitusHepatic fremitus is a… …   Wikipedia

  • fremitus — A vibration imparted to the hand resting on the chest or other part of the body. SEE ALSO: thrill. [L. a dull roaring sound, fr. fremo, pp. itus, to roar, resound] bronchial f. adventitious pulmonary sounds or …   Medical dictionary

  • Rhonchial fremitus — Rhonchial Rhon chi*al, a. (Med.) Of or pertaining to a rhonchus; produced by rhonchi. [1913 Webster] {Rhonchial fremitus}. [L. fremitus a dull roaring or murmuring.] (Med.) A vibration of the chest wall that may be felt by the hand laid upon its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rhonchal fremitus — palpable vibrations produced by the passage of air through a large bronchial tube filled with mucus; see also rhonchus. Called also bronchial f …   Medical dictionary

  • sound — 1. The vibrations produced by a sounding body, transmitted by the air or other medium, and perceived by the internal ear. 2. An elongated cylindrical, usually curved, instrument of metal, used for exploring the bladder or other cavities of the… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Rhonchial — Rhon chi*al, a. (Med.) Of or pertaining to a rhonchus; produced by rhonchi. [1913 Webster] {Rhonchial fremitus}. [L. fremitus a dull roaring or murmuring.] (Med.) A vibration of the chest wall that may be felt by the hand laid upon its surface.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Respiratory examination — In medicine, the respiratory examination is performed as part of a physical examination, or when a patient presents with a respiratory problem (dyspnea (shortness of breath), cough, chest pain) or a history that suggests a pathology of the lungs …   Wikipedia

  • Consolidation (medicine) — Pneumonia as seen on chest x ray. A : Normal chest x ray. B : Abnormal chest x ray with consolidation from pneumonia in the right lung, middle or inferior lobe (white area, left side of image).Consolidation is a clinical term for solidification… …   Wikipedia

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