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amphoric


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amphoric  \Am*phor"ic\,  a.  (Med.) 
  Produced  by  or  indicating,  a  cavity  in  the  lungs,  not 
  filled,  and  giving  a  sound  like  that  produced  by  blowing  into 
  an  empty  decanter;  as  amphoric  respiration  or  resonance. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amphoric 
  adj  :  the  sound  heard  in  auscultation  resembling  the  hollow  sound 
  made  by  blowing  across  the  mouth  of  a  bottle;  "amphoric 
  breathing  indicates  a  cavity  in  the  lung" 




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