The hollow voice sound heard in auscultating over the trachea. SEE ALSO: bronchophony. [tracheo- + G. phone, voice]

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tra·che·oph·o·ny (tra″ke-ofґə-ne) [tracheo- + Gr. phōnē voice] a voice sound heard over the trachea.

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  • bronchophony — Increased intensity and clarity of voice sounds heard over a bronchus surrounded by consolidated lung tissue. SEE ALSO: tracheophony. SYN: bronchial voice. [broncho + G. phone, voice] whispered b. SYN: whispered pectoriloquy. * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • voice sounds — auscultatory sounds heard over the lungs or airways when the patient speaks; increased resonance indicates consolidation or an airless lung underlying an effusion. Types include bronchophony, egophony, laryngophony, pectoriloquy, tracheophony,… …   Medical dictionary

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