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the sound obtained on percussing over the normal lungs.
ve·sic·u·lar res·o·nance(vĕ-sik'yū-lăr rez'ŏ-năns)
The sound obtained by percussion over the normal lung.
The resonance obtained by percussion of normal lungs. Synonym: normal resonance
See also: resonance
1. the prolongation and intensification of sound produced by transmission of its vibrations to a cavity, especially such a sound elicited by percussion. Decrease of resonance is called dullness; its increase, flatness.
2. a vocal sound heard on auscultation.
a sound resembling that produced by blowing over the mouth of an empty bottle.
increased percussion resonance at the upper part of the chest, with flatness below it.
drumlike reverberation of a cavity filled with air.
the peculiar sound elicited by percussing a tympanitic abdomen.
normal pulmonary resonance.
the sound of ordinary speech as heard through the chest wall.