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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

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

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).
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