fremitus


frem·i·tus

noun \ˈfre-mə-təs\

Definition of FREMITUS

:  a sensation felt by a hand placed on a part of the body (as the chest) that vibrates during speech

Origin of FREMITUS

New Latin, from Latin, murmur, from fremere to murmur; akin to Old English bremman to roar
First Known Use: 1862

Rhymes with FREMITUS

frem·i·tus

noun \ˈfrem-ət-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FREMITUS

: a sensation felt by a hand placed on a part of the body (as the chest) that vibrates during speech

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