tympany


tym·pa·ny

noun \-nē\
plural tym·pa·nies

Definition of TYMPANY

1

Origin of TYMPANY

Medieval Latin tympanias, from Greek, from tympanon
First Known Use: 1528

tym·pa·ny

noun \-nē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural tym·pa·nies

Medical Definition of TYMPANY

2
: a resonant sound heard in percussion (as of the abdomen)

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