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


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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

  • 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

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