pectoriloquy

noun
pec·​to·​ril·​o·​quy | \ ˌpek-tə-ˈril-ə-kwē How to pronounce pectoriloquy (audio) \
plural pectoriloquies

Medical Definition of pectoriloquy

: the sound of words heard through the chest wall and usually indicating a cavity or consolidation of lung tissue — compare bronchophony

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“Pectoriloquy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pectoriloquy. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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