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n.1.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.
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Bronchophony is assessed by asking the patient to repeat the phrase "ninety-nine" while the nurse auscultates the chest wall.
Inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation (including bronchophony, egophony, and whispered pectoriloquy) are steps in a thorough, in-depth assessment.
He described murmurs and thrills, pectoriloquy (as a sign of tubercular cavities), egophony, bronchophony, a variety of rales, and normal and abnormal lung sounds.