tympanous


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tympanous

 [tim´pah-nus]
distended with gas.
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tym·pa·nit·ic

(tim'pă-nit'ik),
1. Referring to tympanites. Synonym(s): tympanous
2. Denoting the quality of sound elicited by percussing over the inflated intestine or a large pulmonary cavity. Synonym(s): tympanal (3) , tympanic (3)
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tym·pa·nit·ic

(tim'pă-nit'ik)
1. Referring to tympanites.
Synonym(s): tympanous.
2. Denoting the quality of sound elicited by percussing over the inflated intestine or a large pulmonary cavity.
Synonym(s): tympanal (3) , tympanic (3) .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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