Definition of Pectoriloquy

1. n. The distinct articulation of the sounds of a patient's voice, heard on applying the ear to the chest in auscultation. It usually indicates some morbid change in the lungs or pleural cavity.



Definition of Pectoriloquy

1. Noun. (pathology) An increased resonance, or a distinctly articulated voice, heard during auscultation ¹

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Medical Definition of Pectoriloquy

1. The distinct articulation of the sounds of a patient's voice, heard on applying the ear to the chest in auscultation. It usually indicates some morbid change in the lungs or pleural cavity. Origin: L. Pectus, -oris, the breast + loqui to speak: cf. F. Pectoriloquie. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pectoriloquy

pectoral ridge
pectoral sandpiper
pectoral vein
pectoral veins
pectoralgia
pectoralis
pectoralis major
pectoralis majors
pectoralis minor
pectoralis muscles
pectorally
pectorals
pectoriloquial
pectoriloquism
pectoriloquous
pectoriloquy (current term)
pectorodorsal muscle
pectorodorsalis muscle
pectorophony
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pectoses
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pectosic acid
pectostraca
pectous
pectus
pectus carinatum
pectus excavatum
pectus recurvatum
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