bandbox resonance


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ve·sic·u·lo·tym·pa·ni·tic res·o·nance

a peculiar, partly tympanitic, partly vesicular sound, obtained on percussion in cases of pulmonary emphysema.

bandbox resonance

The pulmonary resonance heard during chest percussion in patients with emphysema.
See also: resonance

ve·sic·u·lo·tym·pa·nit·ic res·o·nance

(vĕ-sik'yū-lō-tim'pă-nit'ik rez'ŏ-năns)
Peculiar, partly tympanitic, partly vesicular sound, obtained on percussion in cases of pulmonary emphysema.
Synonym(s): bandbox resonance.