pectoriloquy definition

  • noun:
    • An increased resonance, or a distinctly articulated sound, heard during auscultation
    • The distinct articulation associated with the sounds of someone's voice, heard on using the ear towards the upper body in auscultation. It generally indicates some morbid change in the lung area or pleural cavity.
    • The transmission of sound such that it is heard distinctly articulated in auscultation of chest. It may possibly be discovered over consolidated lung area, over a cavity, and often in wellness.

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