Tympanites

Distension of the abdomen with gas
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Tympanites

Tympanites: A hollow drum-like sound produced when a gas-containing cavity is tapped sharply. Tympanites is heard if the chest contains free air (pneumothorax) or the abdomen is distended with gas. Another term for tympanites is tympany. Both terms are derived from the Greek 'tympanon' meaning drum.
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tympanites

noun distension of the abdomen that is caused by the accumulation of gas in the intestines or the peritoneal cavity
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tympanites

(tim″pә-ni´tēz) drumlike distention of the abdomen due to air or gas in the intestine or peritoneal cavity. adj., tympanit´ic., adj.
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Tympanites

• (n.) A flatulent distention of the belly; tympany.
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tympanites

tympanites A hollow drum-like sound produced when a gas-containing cavity is tapped sharply. Tympanites is heard if the chest contains free air (pneumothorax) or the abdomen is distended with gas. Another term for tympanites is tympany. Related 'ear' word families: auri-; myring-; oto-...
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tympanites

Type: Term Pronunciation: tim′pă-nī′tēz Definitions: 1. Swelling of the abdomen resulting from gas in the intestinal or peritoneal cavity. Synonyms: meteorism, tympania, tympanism
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tympanites

Swelling of the abdomen caused by gas in the intestines or peritoneal cavity. Also called meteorism.
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Tympanites

Tympanites (from the Greek τύμπανο, `drum`), also known as meteorism, is a medical condition in which excess gas accumulates in the gastrointestinal tract. ==Possible causes== == See also == ...
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