from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An increased resonance, or a distinctly articulated voice, heard during auscultation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The distinct articulation of the sounds of a patient's voice, heard on applying the ear to the chest in auscultation. It usually indicates some morbid change in the lungs or pleural cavity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The transmission of the voice so that it is heard distinctly articulated in auscultation of the chest. It may be found over consolidated lungs, over a cavity, and sometimes in health.


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