Word Origin for crepitus
Examples from the Web for crepitus
Careful manipulation will generally move the parts so that crepitus may be recognized.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture
When a bone is merely bent there is, of course, no crepitus.
I have translated almost every word of the Heresiarch dispute, and the soliloquy of the god Crepitus, etc.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 1|Elizabeth Bisland
There is abnormal mobility—both from side to side and antero-posteriorly—and crepitus may be elicited.
On palpation, crepitus and an irregularity at the seat of fracture may sometimes be detected.