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Crepitus vs. Crepitance

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Crepitusnoun

(medicine) Grating, crackling or popping sounds and sensations experienced under the skin and joints.

Crepitusnoun

The noise produced by a sudden discharge of wind from the bowels.

Crepitusnoun

a grating sound or sensation produced by friction between bone and cartilage or the fractured parts of a bone.

Crepitusnoun

the production of crepitations in the lungs; rale.

Crepitus

Crepitus is grating, crackling or popping sounds and sensations experienced under the skin and joints or a crackling sensation due to the presence of air in the subcutaneous tissue. Various types of crepitus that can be heard in joint pathologies are: Bone crepitus: This can be heard when two fragments of a fracture are moved against each other.

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