Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Giving out a hollow or drum-like sound on percussion.
- Pertaining to or of the nature of tympanites.
- adj. medicine Of, pertaining to, or affected with, tympanites.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Med.) Of, pertaining to, or affected with, tympanites.
- adj. of or relating to tympanites
- Latin tympaniticus one afflicted with tympanites. (Wiktionary)
“If the abdomen is tympanitic, tell him it seems much distended; and if he questions much further, answer the questions fully and intelligently.”
“Three weeks later a swelling was obvious to the right side of the umbilicus, and a tympanitic abscess developed; this was opened, and a deformed Mauser bullet extracted.”
“There were no serious primary symptoms, but ten days after the accident the temperature rose, swelling and pain developed in the right loin, and on the fourteenth day a large tympanitic abscess was opened (Dr. Flockemann, German Ambulance.)”
“Abdomen generally distended and tympanitic, wall rigid and motionless.”
“There was marked local dulness in the right flank, which did not shift on movement; the abdomen was elsewhere tympanitic.”
“The early development of a tympanitic abscess suggested an injury to the colon, but this was not by any means certain.”
“The abdomen moved with respiration, but was moderately distended, especially in the line of the transverse colon; it was tympanitic on percussion, there was no dulness in the flanks, and only moderate rigidity of the wall on palpation.”
“The abdomen was greatly distended and tympanitic, and the left thigh and groin were very much swollen and oedematous, with some redness of surface.”
“During the third week a large tympanitic abscess developed at the aperture of exit, and this was opened (Mr.S. W.F. Richardson) through the chest, and a large collection of foul-smelling pus, but no fæcal matter, evacuated.”
“The abdomen was then normal in appearance, and as to physical signs, except for a tympanitic note over the hepatic area to the right of the wound.”
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