vesicular resonance


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ve·sic·u·lar res·o·nance

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.

vesicular resonance

The resonance obtained by percussion of normal lungs. Synonym: normal resonance
See also: resonance

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.

amphoric resonance
a sound resembling that produced by blowing over the mouth of an empty bottle.
skodaic resonance
increased percussion resonance at the upper part of the chest, with flatness below it.
tympanic resonance
drumlike reverberation of a cavity filled with air.
tympanitic resonance
the peculiar sound elicited by percussing a tympanitic abdomen.
vesicular resonance
normal pulmonary resonance.
vocal resonance
the sound of ordinary speech as heard through the chest wall.
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