Medical Dictionary

rhonchus

noun rhon·chus \ˈräŋ-kəs\
plural rhon·chi \ˈräŋ-ˌkī\

Medical Definition of RHONCHUS

:  a whistling or snoring sound heard on auscultation of the chest when the air channels are partly obstructed—compare rale, rattle 2
April 25, 2015
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nimble or easily flexed
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