- an abnormal crackling or rattling sound heard upon auscultation of the chest, caused by disease or congestion of the lungs.
Origin of rale
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Historical Examples of rale
This letter is still preserved, and it does not answer to Rale's account of it.
The death of Rale and the destruction of Norridgewock did not at once end the war.
See Francis, Life of Rale, where the entire passage is given.
They were rale good dogs, and would mind you, master Oscar, most as well as me.Yr Ynys Unyg
Julia de Winton
Thof he's such a friend at a pinch, he's a rale mon of business.Lucretia, Complete
- med an abnormal coarse crackling sound heard on auscultation of the chest, usually caused by the accumulation of fluid in the lungs
Word Origin for rale
- An abnormal or pathological respiratory sound heard on auscultation.