autophony

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autophony

(ɔːˈtɒfənɪ)
n, pl -nies
a diagnosis made by listening to vibration of one's own voice on the patient's chest

autophony

a form of auscultation in which the practitioner learns the condition of the patient’s chest from the way in which his own voice is modified as he speaks against the chest. See also deafness.
See also: Medical Specialties
a form of deafness in which the sufferer hears only his own voice, and that very loudly. See also medical specialties.
See also: Deafness