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friction rub

friction murmur

noun

med the sound, heard through a stethoscope, made by the rubbing together of the two inflamed layers of pericardium in patients with pericarditis or of pleura in patients with pleurisy

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friction drive, friction gearing, friction head, friction match, friction pile, friction rub, friction saw, friction sound, friction tape, friction welding, frictional
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