rhonchal, rhonchial

rhonchal, rhonchial
Relating to or characteristic of a rhonchus.

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  • Rhonchal — Rhon chal, a. (Med.) Rhonchial. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rhonchial — See rhonchal. * * * …   Universalium

  • rhonchus — An added sound with a musical pitch occurring during inspiration or expiration, heard on auscultation of the chest and caused by air passing through bronchi that are narrowed by inflammation, spasm of smooth muscle, or presence of mucus in the …   Medical dictionary

  • rhonchus — /ˈrɒŋkəs/ (say rongkuhs) noun (plural rhonchi /ˈrɒŋkaɪ/ (say rongkuy)) a râle, especially when produced in the bronchial tubes. {Latin, from Greek (unrecorded) rhonchos, variant of rhenchos snoring} –rhonchal, rhonchial, adjective …   Australian-English dictionary

  • rhonchus — rhonchial /rong kee euhl/, rhonchal /rong keuhl/, adj. /rong keuhs/, n., pl. rhonchi / kuy/. a wheezing or snoring sound heard upon auscultation of the chest, caused by an accumulation of mucus or other material. [1820 30; < L: a snoring,… …   Universalium

  • rhonchus — [räŋ′kəs] n. pl. rhonchi [räŋ′kī΄] [L, a snoring < Gr rhonchos, var. of renchos < IE base * srenk , to snore > OIr srennim, (I) snore] a rattling sound, somewhat like snoring heard on auscultation of the chest when there is a partial… …   English World dictionary

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