pectoriloquy(redirected from Whispered pectoriloquy)
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Related to Whispered pectoriloquy: tactile fremitus, Diaphragmatic excursion, bronchial breath sounds
(Medicine) vocalization through the chest wall, indicating a cavity or consolidation of the lung
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speaking from the chest, a phenomenon observed with a stethoscope and caused by the voice reverberating in the lung cavities as a result of disease. — pectoriloquial, pectoriloquous, adj.See also: Speech
the transmission of the voice through the chest wall, so that it can be picked up by direct listening against the chest or with a stethoscope. It frequently indicates an abnormality in the lungs. — pectoriloquial, pectoriloquous, adj.See also: Body, Human
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