amphoric


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amphoric

 [am-for´ik]
pertaining to a bottle; resembling the sound made by blowing across the neck of a bottle.
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am·phor·ic

(am-fōr'ik),
Denoting the sound heard in auscultation (but not percussion) of the lungs; resembles the noise produced by blowing across the mouth of a bottle.
[G. amphora, a jar]
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am·phor·ic

(am-fōr'ik)
Denoting a hollow sound heard on percussion and auscultation of the thorax over a pulmonary cavity or pneumothorax.
[G. amphora, a jar]
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Sign of Empyema Paralyctic ileus 1 1 Cyanosis 1 1 Amphoric breathing 1 31 Toxix look 37 37 Respiratory distress 37 38 Dull on note percussion 39 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Auscultation: numerous rates are heard on the left side at the background of amphoric breathing, sharply weakened breathing on the right.
237), and she assumes the same amphoric posture in both scenes.