crepitus

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crepitus

(ˈkrɛpɪtəs)
n
1. (Pathology) a crackling chest sound heard in pneumonia and other lung diseases
2. (Pathology) the grating sound of two ends of a broken bone rubbing together
Also called: crepitation
[C19: from Latin, from crepāre to crack, creak]
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There was no subacromial or scapulothoracic crepitus.
3) Scapulothoracic crepitus during shoulder motion could be the first presenting symptom.