from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A palpable vibration, as felt by the hand placed on the chest during coughing or speaking.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A vibration which is perceptible on palpation or auscultation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Palpable vibration or thrill.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In medicine, palpable vibration, as of the walls of the chest.
Latin, a murmuring, from past participle of fremere, to murmur.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin fremitus. (Wiktionary)