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frem·i·tus

 (frĕm′ĭ-təs)
n. pl. fremitus
A palpable vibration, as felt by the hand placed on the chest during coughing or speaking.

[Latin, a murmuring, from past participle of fremere, to murmur.]
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fremitus

(ˈfrɛmɪtəs)
n, pl -tus
(Medicine) med a vibration felt by the hand when placed on a part of the body, esp the chest, when the patient is speaking or coughing
[C19: from Latin: a roaring sound, a humming, from fremere to make a low roaring, murmur]
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frem•i•tus

(ˈfrɛm ɪ təs)

n., pl. -tus.
palpable vibration, as of the walls of the chest.
[1810–20; < New Latin, Latin: a roaring, murmuring]
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Translations

frem·i·tus

n. fremitus, frémito, vibración, roce;
bronchial ______ bronquial;
pectoral ___vibración pectoral; vibración vocal;
pericardial ___roce pericárdico.
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