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CREPITATIONS

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Certain sounds which occur along with the breath sounds, as heard by AUSCULTATION, in various diseases of the LUNGS. They are signs of the presence of moist exudations in the lungs or in the bronchial tubes, are classified as fine, medium, and coarse crepitations, and resemble the sound made by bursting bubbles of various sizes.

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