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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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He described murmurs and thrills, pectoriloquy (as a sign of tubercular cavities), egophony, bronchophony, a variety of rales, and normal and abnormal lung sounds.