bronchophony

Increased intensity and clarity of voice sounds heard over a bronchus surrounded by consolidated lung tissue. SEE ALSO: tracheophony. SYN: bronchial voice. [broncho- + G. phone, voice]
- whispered b. SYN: whispered pectoriloquy.

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bron·choph·o·ny bräŋ-'käf-ə-nē n, pl -nies the sound of the voice heard through the stethoscope over a healthy bronchus and over other portions of the chest in cases of consolidation of the lung tissue compare PECTORILOQUY

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bron·choph·o·ny (brong-kofґə-ne) [broncho- + Gr. phōnē voice] 1. the normal voice sounds heard over a healthy large bronchus. 2. abnormal voice sounds heard over the lung, with the voice transmitted unusually clearly and with a high pitch; it is a type of pectoriloquy, indicating solidification of the lung tissue. Called also bronchiloquy.

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  • Bronchophony — Bron*choph o*ny, n. [Gr. ? windpipe + ? sound.] A modification of the voice sounds, by which they are intensified and heightened in pitch; observed in auscultation of the chest in certain cases of intro thoracic disease. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bronchophony — SignSymptom infobox Name = Bronchophony ICD10 = ICD10|R|09|8|r|00 ICD9 = ICD9|786.7 Bronchophony, also known as bronchiloquy, is the abnormal transmission of sounds from the lungs or bronchii. It is a general sign, detected by auscultation. The… …   Wikipedia

  • bronchophony — bron·choph·o·ny …   English syllables

  • bronchophony — n.; see vocal resonance …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • bronchophony — äfənē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary bronch + phony; probably originally formed as French bronchophonie : the sound of the voice heard through the stethoscope over a healthy bronchus and over other portions of the chest …   Useful english dictionary

  • Бронхофония (Bronchophony) — см. Резонанс вокальный. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • whispered bronchophony — see under pectoriloquy …   Medical dictionary

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  • БРОНХОФОНИЯ — (bronchophony) см. Резонанс вокальный …   Толковый словарь по медицине

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