egophony

noun
egoph·​o·​ny
variants: or chiefly British aegophony \ ē-​ˈgäf-​ə-​nē How to pronounce aegophony (audio) \
plural egophonies

Medical Definition of egophony

: a modification of the voice resembling bleating heard on auscultation of the chest in some diseases (as in pleurisy with effusion)

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“Egophony.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/egophony. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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