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  • n. A modification of the voice sounds observed in auscultation of the chest; used as a diagnostic test

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A modification of the voice sounds, by which they are intensified and heightened in pitch; -- observed in auscultation of the chest in certain cases of intro-thoracic disease.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, an abnormal sound of the voice heard in auscultation of the chest. It is loud, near, and thrilling, but not so distinctly articulated as in pectoriloquy.

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