from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An adventitious sound, usually of morbid origin, accompanying the normal respiratory sounds. See rhonchus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, an abnormal sound heard on auscultation of the lungs, additional to and not merely a modification of the normal respiratory murmur.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
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