Rhonchial
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. It is caused in the production of rhonchi in the bronchial tubes. [1913 Webster]


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  • rhonchial — See rhonchal. * * * …   Universalium

  • rhonchial — adj. pertaining to rhonchus, pertaining to wheezing or snoring sounds produced in the bronchial tubes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rhonchial — rhon·chi·al …   English syllables

  • rhonchial — ˈräŋkēəl adjective Etymology: Late Latin rhonchus + English ial 1. : of or relating to a rhonchus 2. : due to rhonchi …   Useful english 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, rhonchial — Relating to or characteristic of a rhonchus …   Medical 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

  • Fremitus — Frem i*tus, n., sing. & pl. [L., a murmuring, roaring.] (Med.) Palpable vibration or thrill; as, the rhonchial fremitus. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • 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

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