crepitation(redirected from bony crepitus)
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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.
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1. (Zoology) the act of crepitating
2. (Zoology) zoology the sudden expulsion of an acrid fluid by some beetles as a means of self-defence
3. (Pathology) another name for crepitus
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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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a crackling sound.See also: Sound
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|Noun||1.||crepitation - the sharp sound of snapping noises|
decrepitation - the crackling or breaking up of certain crystals when they are heated
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
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n. crepitación, chasquido, crujido;
pleural ___ → ___ pleural.
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