crepitant

adjective
crep·​i·​tant | \ ˈkre-pə-tənt How to pronounce crepitant (audio) \

Definition of crepitant

: having or making a crackling sound crepitant sounds in breathing

First Known Use of crepitant

1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of crepitant was in 1851

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“Crepitant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crepitant. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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crepitant

adjective
crep·​i·​tant | \ ˈkrep-ət-ənt How to pronounce crepitant (audio) \

Medical Definition of crepitant

: having or making a crackling sound

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