crepitation

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crepitation (plural crepitations)

  1. The act of crepitating or crackling.
  2. A grating or crackling sensation or sound, as that produced by rubbing two fragments of a broken bone together, or by pressing upon cellular tissue containing air.
  3. A crepitant rale.

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