caverniloquy

Low-pitched resonant pectoriloquy heard over a lung cavity. [L. caverna, cavern, + loquor, to talk]

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cav·er·nil·o·quy (kav″ər-nilґə-kwe) [caverna + loqui to speak] cavernous voice.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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