bronchophony

noun

bron·​choph·​o·​ny bräŋ-ˈkäf-ə-nē How to pronounce bronchophony (audio)
plural bronchophonies
: the sound of the voice heard through the stethoscope over a healthy bronchus and over other portions of the chest in cases of consolidation of the lung tissue compare pectoriloquy

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“Bronchophony.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bronchophony. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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