tympanitic

adjective

tym·​pa·​nit·​ic ˌtim-pə-ˈnit-ik How to pronounce tympanitic (audio)
1
: of, relating to, or affected with tympanites
a tympanitic abdomen
2
: resonant on percussion : hollow-sounding

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“Tympanitic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tympanitic. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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