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honk

(hawngk),
1. In medical terms, a sound that can be likened to the call of a goose.
2. Sometimes specifically used to denote a sound of laryngeal origin made by vocal cords vibrating in a forced expiration because of a congenital vascular ring compressing the trachea.
[echoic]
A widely-transmitted precordial whoop, described as a high-pitched, musical, late systolic murmur in some patients with mitral valve prolapse (MVP), a sound attributed to resonation of the valve leaflets and chordae; non-honkers with MVP may be made to honk by having them stand or lean

honk

Pediatrics A widely-transmitted precordial whoop, described as a high-pitched, musical, late systolic murmur in some Pts with mitral valve prolapse–MVP, a sound attributed to resonation of the valve leaflets and chordae; non-honkers with MVP may be made to honk by having them stand or lean
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