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an obsolete sign: good conduction of the whisper in nonpurulent pleural effusions.
Synonym(s): aphonic pectoriloquy
the abnormal transmission of voice sounds through a cavity or a serous pleural effusion, detected during auscultation of a lung.
In auscultation, a whispered sound heard over a lung with a cavity or pleural effusion.
See also: pectoriloquy
Baccelli,Guido, Italian physician, 1832-1916.
Baccelli sign - an obsolete sign; good conduction of whisper in nonpurulent pleural effusions. Synonym(s): aphonic pectoriloquy