amphoric resonance


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resonance

 [rez´o-nans]
1. the prolongation and intensification of sound produced by transmission of its vibrations to a cavity, especially such a sound elicited by percussion. Decrease of resonance is called dullness; its increase, flatness.
2. a vocal sound heard on auscultation.
amphoric resonance a sound resembling that produced by blowing over the mouth of an empty bottle.
nuclear magnetic resonance see nuclear magnetic resonance.
skodaic resonance increased percussion resonance at the upper part of the chest, with flatness below it; heard over a large pleural effusion or area of consolidation.
tympanic resonance tympanitic resonance (def. 2).
tympanitic resonance
1. the peculiar sound elicited by percussing a tympanitic abdomen.
2. the drumlike reverberation of a cavity full of air; called also tympanic resonance.
vocal resonance (VR) the sound of ordinary speech as heard through the chest wall.

am·phor·ic res·o·nance

a percussion sound, like that produced by striking a large empty bottle, obtained by percussing over a pulmonary cavity.
Synonym(s): cavernous resonance

am·phor·ic res·o·nance

(am-fōr'ik rez'ŏ-năns)
A hollow sound produced by percussing over a pulmonary cavity or pneumothorax.

am·phor·ic res·o·nance

(am-fōr'ik rez'ŏ-năns)
A percussion sound, like that produced by striking a large empty bottle, obtained by percussing over a pulmonary cavity.

resonance

1. the prolongation and intensification of sound produced by transmission of its vibrations to a cavity, especially such a sound elicited by percussion. Decrease of resonance is called dullness; its increase, flatness.
2. a vocal sound heard on auscultation.

amphoric resonance
a sound resembling that produced by blowing over the mouth of an empty bottle.
skodaic resonance
increased percussion resonance at the upper part of the chest, with flatness below it.
tympanic resonance
drumlike reverberation of a cavity filled with air.
tympanitic resonance
the peculiar sound elicited by percussing a tympanitic abdomen.
vesicular resonance
normal pulmonary resonance.
vocal resonance
the sound of ordinary speech as heard through the chest wall.