whispered pectoriloquy

whispering pectoriloquy the transmission of the sound of whispered words through the walls of the chest, heard upon auscultation and indicating an area of consolidation. Called also whispered bronchophony or voice.

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  • Whispered pectoriloquy — refers to an increased loudness of whispering 1 2 3 while the physician is listening using a stethoscope on the lung fields on a patient s back. Usually it is not heard when whispered. It is a test performed during a medical physical examination… …   Wikipedia

  • pectoriloquy — Increased transmission of the voice sound through the pulmonary structures, so that it is clearly audible on auscultation of the chest; usually indicates consolidation of the underlying lung parenchyma. SYN: pectorophony. [L. pectus, chest, +… …   Medical dictionary

  • pectoriloquy — n. abnormal transmission of the patient s voice sounds through the chest wall so that they can be clearly heard through a stethoscope. Whispered sounds (whispering pectoriloquy) can be heard over the lung of a patient with pneumonia …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • whispered bronchophony — see under pectoriloquy …   Medical dictionary

  • whispered voice — see under pectoriloquy …   Medical dictionary

  • aphonic pectoriloquy — the sound of the whispered voice transmitted through a serous, but not through a purulent, exudate within the pleura. Called also Baccelli sign …   Medical dictionary

  • whispering resonance — whispered pectoriloquy …   Medical dictionary

  • 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. * * *… …   Medical dictionary

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