hyperresonance

noun
hy·​per·​res·​o·​nance | \ -ˈrez-ᵊn-ən(t)s, -ˈrez-nən(t)s How to pronounce hyperresonance (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperresonance

: an exaggerated chest resonance heard in various abnormal pulmonary conditions

Other Words from hyperresonance

hyperresonant \ -​ˈrez-​ᵊn-​ənt, -​ˈrez-​nənt How to pronounce hyperresonance (audio) \ adjective

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“Hyperresonance.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyperresonance. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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