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(Latin: creak, crackle; rattle, rustling; grating, grinding)
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crepitant crackle (s), crepitant crackles (pl) (nouns)
An abnormal breathing sound produced at the end of breathing in and caused by air entering a collapsed alveoli (air cells in the lungs) or just collapsed alveoli and atelectasis (collapse of the lung) that contain fibrous exudate (fluid that oozes out of blood vessels because of inflammation and which is deposited in nearby tissues): "Crepitant crackles occur in pneumonia, tuberculosis, and pulmonary edema."
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Snap, Crackle, and Pop (s) (noun); Snaps, Crackles, and Pops
There were three little elves who ran around in a kitchen promoting Rice Krispies, Frosted Rice, and Cocoa Krispies for the Kellogg's cereal company located at One Kellogg Square in Battle Creek, Michigan: Both Snap, and Pop wore tall baker's hats; while, Crackle wore a red-striped stocking cap.

The elves derived their names from the Snap! Crackle! Pop! "sounds" that came from the Rice Krispies cereal in a bowl when milk was poured on it.

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