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crepitant

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adjective crep·i·tant \ˈkre-pə-tənt\

Definition of crepitant

  1. :  having or making a crackling sound <crepitant sounds in breathing>



1851

First Known Use of crepitant

1851


Medical Dictionary

crepitant

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adjective crep·i·tant \ˈkrep-ət-ənt\

Medical Definition of crepitant

  1. :  having or making a crackling sound




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