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ralealso râle (räl)
An abnormal respiratory sound characterized by fine crackles.
[French râle, from râler, to make a rattling sound in the throat, from Old French racler, to scrape, rattle; see raclette.]
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(Pathology) med an abnormal coarse crackling sound heard on auscultation of the chest, usually caused by the accumulation of fluid in the lungs
[C19: from French râle, from râler to breathe with a rattling sound; compare rail3]
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an abnormal rattling sound made while breathing.
[1820–30; < French râle, derivative of râler to make a rattling sound; compare rail3]
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|Noun||1.||rale - a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders); "the death rattle"|
crepitation rale - the crackling sound heard on auscultation when patients with respiratory diseases inhale; associated with tuberculosis and pneumonia and congestive heart failure
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. estertor, sonido anormal originado en el pulmón que se percibe durante la auscultación;
coarse ___ → ___ áspero;
crackling ___ → ___ crujiente;
crepitant ___ → ___ crepitante;
dry ___ → ___ seco;
moist ___ → ___ húmedo.
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