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egophony

[ee-gof-uh-nee]
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noun
  1. a vocal sound heard through a stethoscope and resembling the bleating of a goat, often occurring in cases of pleurisy with effusion.
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Origin of egophony

1850–55; < New Latin ego- < Greek aigo- combining form of aíx goat (stem aig-; cf. aegis) + -phony
Related formse·go·phon·ic [ee-guh-fon-ik] /ˌi gəˈfɒn ɪk/, adjective
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egophony in Medicine

egophony

(ē-gôfə-nē)
n.
  1. A peculiar broken quality of the voice sounds, like the bleating of a goat, heard over lung tissue in cases of pleurisy with effusion.
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Related formse′go•phonic (ē′gə-fŏnĭk) adj.
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