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- noun Plural form of
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Rales, rhonchi and decreased breath sounds may be present by auscultation.
What can be heard with a stethoscope amounts to an onomatopoetic glossary: pistol shot pulses; cardiac murmurs, rumbles, clicks, and gallops; pericardial knocks and rubs; rales and rhonchi of the lungs; succussion splashes in the abdomen.