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tympany

 [tim´pah-ne]
a tympanic, or bell-like, percussion note, often elicited during percussion over a pneumothorax or tympanites (distended abdomen).

tym·pa·ny

(tim'pă-nē),
A low-pitched, resonant, drumlike note obtained by percussing the surface of a large air-containing space, such as the distended abdomen or the thorax with or without pneumothorax.

tympany

/tym·pa·ny/ (-ne)
2. a tympanic, or bell-like, percussion note.

tympany

(tĭm′pə-nē)
n. pl. tympa·nies
2. Archaic Inflated manner or style; bombast.

tympany

[tim′pənē]
Etymology: Gk, tympanon, drum
a loud, high-pitched musical sound percussed over the upper gastric area or a pneumothorax.

tym·pa·ny

(tim'pă-nē)
A low-pitched, resonant, drumlike note obtained by percussing the surface of a large air-containing space, such as the distended abdomen or the thorax with or without pneumothorax.
Synonym(s): tympanitic resonance.

tym·pa·ny

(tim'pă-nē)
Low-pitched, resonant, drumlike note obtained by percussing surface of a large air-containing space (e.g., distended abdomen).

tympany

1. tympanitis.
2. a tympanic, or bell-like, percussion note.
3. distention of a hollow viscus with gas.

crop tympany
see pendulous crop.
gastric tympany
see gastric dilatation colic.
intestinal tympany
see intestinal tympany, intestinal dilatation.
ruminal tympany
see ruminal tympany.
secondary tympany
ruminal tympany secondary to some other condition, e.g. traumatic reticulitis, vagus indigestion, esophageal obstruction.
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