rhonchal fremitus


The vibration in the chest produced by the passage of air through bronchial tubes that are partially obstructed by mucous secretions.

Nearby words

  1. rhomboid fossa,
  2. rhomboid ligament,
  3. rhomboidal sinus,
  4. rhomboideus,
  5. rhombus,
  6. rhonchial,
  7. rhonchus,
  8. rhonda,
  9. rhondda,
  10. rhondda cynon taff

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