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Diminution of vocal fremitus and of the vesicular murmur accompanied by a slight distant blowing sound, heard in the posteroinferior region of the chest on the left side in cases of pericardial effusion.
These Common Words Have Some Very Uncommon OppositesYou know up is the opposite of down, but do you know the antonyms of ambidextrous and placebo? English isn't always black and white.
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