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rale

also râle  (räl)
n.
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.]

rale

(rɑːl) or

râle

n
(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]

rale

(ræl, rɑl)

n.
an abnormal rattling sound made while breathing.
[1820–30; < French râle, derivative of râler to make a rattling sound; compare rail3]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rale - a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)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"
Translations

rale

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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8[degrees]C, tachypnea, bilateral jugular venous engorgement, weak bilateral lower lung respiratory sounds without dry or moist rales, a laterally extended heart border, a heart rate of 122 beats/min with regular rhythm, and distant heart sounds, but without pathologic murmur in the auscultatory valve areas.
Physical examination demonstrated, burnt vestibular vibrissa in all twenty patients, and fine moist rales on lung examination in 12 patients (60%).
Clinical signs: The mycoplasma infected birds were dull, depressed with ruffled feather, coughing and sneezing with nasal discharges, open mouth breathing with moist rales and typical voices were recorded.