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hypophonesis

[hahy-poh-fuh-nee-sis, -foh-] /ˌhaɪ poʊ fəˈni sɪs, -foʊ-/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
a sound of less than usual intensity in percussion or auscultation.
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hypophonesis in Medicine

hypophonesis hy·po·pho·ne·sis (hī'pō-fō-nē'sĭs)
n.
A noticeable diminution of the perceived sound in auscultation or percussion.

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