hypophonesis

hypophonesis

 [hi″po-fo-ne´sis]
diminution of the sound in auscultation or percussion.

hy·po·pho·ne·sis

(hī'pō-fō-nē'sis),
In percussion or auscultation, a sound that is diminished or fainter than usual.
[hypo- + G. phōnēsis, a sounding]

hy·po·pho·ne·sis

(hī'pō-fō-nē'sis)
In percussion or auscultation, a sound that is diminished or fainter than usual.
[hypo- + G. phōnēsis, a sounding]

hy·po·pho·ne·sis

(hī'pō-fō-nē'sis)
In percussion or auscultation, a sound that is diminished or fainter than usual.
[hypo- + G. phōnēsis, a sounding]
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Criteria for HAP were as follows: criterion I was physical examination for chest percussion or hypophonesis and one of the following: purulent sputum (presence of >25 leukocytes and <10 epithelial cells in the visual field), positive hemoculture, isolation of microorganisms from aspirate or bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), biopsy.