hyperresonance

1. An extreme degree of resonance. ... 2. Resonance increased above the normal, and often of lower pitch, on percussion of an area of the body; occurs in the chest due to overinflation of the lung as in emphysema or pneumothorax and in the abdomen over a distended bowel. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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hyperresonance

(hi″pәr-rez┬┤o-nәns) exaggerated resonance on percussion. adj., hyperres┬┤onant., adj.
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hyperresonance

Type: Term Pronunciation: hī′pĕr-rez′ō-nans Definitions: 1. An extreme degree of resonance. 2. Resonance increased above the normal, and often of lower pitch, on percussion of an area of the body; occurs in the chest as a result of overinflation of the lung as in emphysema or pneumothorax and in the abdomen over distended...
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