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[L. fremitus, murmuring] A vibration felt when an examiner palpates a body part, esp. the chest/lungs of the patient while the patient is speaking. Fremitus increases when the lungs are consolidated (as in pneumonia), and is blunted over a pneumothorax. SEE: palpation
Venes, Donald, editor. "Fremitus." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753985/all/fremitus.
Fremitus. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753985/all/fremitus. Accessed June 19, 2019.
Fremitus. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753985/all/fremitus
Fremitus [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753985/all/fremitus.
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