Amphoricity

amphoric

[am-fawr-ik, -for-]
adjective
resembling the deep, hollow sound made by blowing across the mouth of a large, narrow-necked, empty bottle: amphoric breathing.

Origin:
1830–40; amphor(a) + -ic

amphoricity [am-fuh-ris-i-tee] , noun
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amphoric (æmˈfɒrɪk)
 
adj
resembling the sound produced by blowing into a bottle. Amphoric breath sounds are heard through a stethoscope placed over a cavity in the lung

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amphoric am·phor·ic (ām-fôr'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to or characteristic of a sound made by blowing across the mouth of a bottle. Used to describe sounds in percussion and auscultation.

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