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rale

noun \ˈral, ˈräl\

Definition of RALE

:  an abnormal sound heard accompanying the normal respiratory sounds on auscultation of the chest

Origin of RALE

French râle, from râler to make a rattling sound in the throat
First Known Use: 1828

Rhymes with RALE

rale

noun \ˈral, ˈräl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RALE

:  an abnormal sound heard accompanying the normal respiratory sounds on auscultation of the chest—compare rattle 2, rhonchus

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