Pec`to·ril'o·quy noun [ Latin pectus , -oris , the breast + loqui to speak: confer French pectoriloquie .] (Medicine) The distinct articulation of the sounds of a patient's voice, heard on applying the ear to the che...
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<medicine> 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. ... Origin: L. Pectus, -oris, the breast + loqui to speak: cf. F. Pectoriloquie. ... Source: ...
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(pek″tә-ril´ә-kwe) voice sounds of increased resonance heard through the chest wall, such as egophony and bronchophony.
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• (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.
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pectoriloquy 1. Voice sounds of increased resonance heard through the chest wall. 2. Transmission of the voice sound through the pulmonary structures so that it is unusually audible on auscultation of the chest, indicating either consolidation of the lung parenchyma or the presence of a large cavit...
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Pectoriloquy refers to phenomenon occurring when auscultating the lungs, where the resonance is increased. Types include egophony and bronchophony. ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: pek′tō-ril′ŏ-kwē Definitions: 1. Increased transmission of the voice sound through the pulmonary structures, so that it is clearly audible on auscultation of the chest; usually indicates consolidation of the underlying lung parenchyma. Synonyms: p...
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