Fremitus definition

frĕmĭ-təs
A palpable vibration, as felt by the hand placed on the chest during coughing or speaking.
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(med.) A vibration, esp. one felt in palpation of the chest.
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A palpable vibration, as felt by the hand placed on the chest during coughing or speaking.
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A vibration which is perceptible on palpation or auscultation.
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Origin of fremitus

  • Latin a murmuring from past participle of fremere to murmur

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin fremitus.

    From Wiktionary