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Synonyms for rale

a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)

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Physical examination revealed no pathology except for crepitant rales in the right side.
On auscultation, diffuse crepitant rales were heard.
Blood pressure was 119/79 mm Hg, pulse rate was 108/min and bilateral crepitant rales were detected.
Breath sounds were diminished bilaterally and crepitant rales were present over the left anterior areas of the chest.
3], and physical examination found crepitant rales over the right lung and tubular breathing over the right upper lobe.