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.
Word Origin and History for crepitus
c.1810, from Latin crepitus "a rattling, creaking;" another word for crepitation, which is from the same root.