Definition of Dulness
1. Noun. (obsolete spelling of dullness) ¹
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Definition of Dulness
1. dullness [n -ES] - See also: dullness
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Literary usage of Dulness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"breath sounds over both kings, with expiration somewhat prolonged and high pitched at the left upper. Otherwise negative. CASE XIX.—dulness in both ..."
2. Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes : Authors by Samuel Austin Allibone (1896)
"dulness. Shadwell alone my perfect image bears, Mature in dulness from his ... But, in her temple's last recess inclosed, On dulness' lap th' anointed head ..."
3. Physical Diagnosis by Richard Clarke Cabot (1919)
"It is a disputed point whether light or forcible percussion should be used when we attempt to map out the deep cardiac dulness. I find that as years go on I ..."
4. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1898)
"Dr. Pitres summarises the results of his own observations as to the form and topography of the dulness in normal pleural effusions :— 1. ..."
5. Philadelphia Medical Times (1882)
"Over the place of dulness I hear absolutely nothing, except over a small space ... But just above the line of dulness his voice has a bleating sound, ..."
6. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1874)
"Any change of pitch between the cardiac and hepatic dulness is impossible, and can only be produced by upward conduction of the tympanitic note from the ..."
7. A Treatise on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Chest by William Stokes (1837)
"dulness of the clavicle, the corresponding scapular ridge clear. 9th. dulness of the scapular ridge, the corresponding clavicle sounding clear. 10th. ..."
8. A Practical Treatise on Medical Diagnosis for Students and Physicians by John Herr Musser (1913)
"dulness Decreased or Absent.—It is diminished in emphysema. ... dulness Increased.—Increase in the area of relative dulness in all directions occurs in ..."