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sound

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adjective \ˈsau̇nd\

Medical Definition of sound

  1. 1:  free from injury or disease :  exhibiting normal health

  2. 2:  deep and undisturbed <a sound sleep>

  3. sound·ness noun




2

sound

noun

Medical Definition of sound

  1. 1:  a particular auditory impression <heart sounds heard by auscultation>

  2. 2:  the sensation perceived by the sense of hearing

  3. 3:  mechanical radiant energy that is transmitted by longitudinal pressure waves in a material medium (as air) and is the objective cause of hearing




3

sound

transitive verb

Medical Definition of sound

  1. :  to explore or examine (a body cavity) with a sound




4

sound

noun

Medical Definition of sound

  1. :  an elongated instrument for exploring or examining body cavities <a uterine sound>





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