crepitant


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crep·i·tate

 (krĕp′ĭ-tāt′)
intr.v. crep·i·tat·ed, crep·i·tat·ing, crep·i·tates
To make a crackling or popping sound; crackle.

[Latin crepitāre, crepitāt-, to crackle, frequentative of crepāre, to creak.]

crep′i·tant (-tənt) adj.
crep′i·ta′tion n.
crepitation, crepitate, crepitant - Crepitation is the sounds of Rice Krispies cereal (snap, crackle, pop); crepitate or crepitant is "making a crackling sound."
See also related terms for snap.
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Respiratory system examination revealed bilateral crepitant rales.
The physical examination determined a body temperature of 39[degrees]C, tachypnoea, subcostal retraction, crepitant rales on auscultation of the lungs and anasarca-type oedema.
The subcutaneous swelling was non painful, soft, easily indented, mobile and crepitant.
The meat deposited into the pan a moment later, the melted fat crepitant against the cool steaks, small flecks of oil seething and rocketing upward along their edges.
Cet etalage oE s'allument les etincelles crepitant, jetant tout autour des flots de lumiere dans une semi obscurite enveloppante, d'eclairage et de temoignages sur cette richesse, et ravivant des lueurs de souvenirs sur ce florissant et ancestral passe, devoile une multitude d'expressions, differentes facettes declinees en une sorte d'expositions dans l'exposition avec seul leitmotiv [beaucoup moins que]l'art de faire partager[beaucoup plus grand que].
a-t-il demande, debout devant le feu crepitant de la cheminee, une tasse de the a la main, pendant qu'il en versait le contenu dans sa soucoupe.
In knees, flexion and then extension are limited and motion is often painful and crepitant.
Physical examination revelaed no pathology except for bilateral crepitant rales.