fremitus

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noun frem·i·tus \ˈfre-mə-təs\

Definition of fremitus

  1. :  a sensation felt by a hand placed on a part of the body (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


First Known Use: 1862


Medical Dictionary

fremitus

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noun frem·i·tus \ˈfrem-ət-əs\

Medical Definition of fremitus

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


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