Crepitation

Crep`i*ta"tion

(kr?p`?-t?"sh?n), n. [Cf. F. crpitation.] 1. The act of crepitating or crackling.
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2. (Med.) (a) A grating or crackling sensation or sound, as that produced by rubbing two fragments of a broken bone together, or by pressing upon cellular tissue containing air. (b) A crepitant rle.
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Crep"i*tus

(kr?p"?-t?s), n. [L., fr. crepare to crack.] (Med.) (a) The noise produced by a sudden discharge of wind from the bowels. (b) Same as Crepitation, 2.
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Cre"pon

(kr?"p?n; F. kr?`p?n"), n. [F.] A thin stuff made of the finest wool or silk, or of wool and silk.
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