rale

noun \ ˈral , ˈräl \

Definition of rale

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

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Origin and Etymology of rale

French râle, from râler to make a rattling sound in the throat


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rale

noun \ ˈral , ˈräl \

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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