fremitus

noun frem·i·tus \ ˈfre-mə-təs \

Definition of fremitus

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

Origin and Etymology of fremitus

New Latin, from Latin, murmur, from fremere to murmur; akin to Old English bremman to roar


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fremitus

noun frem·i·tus \ ˈfrem-ət-əs \

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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