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(Medicine) 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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|Adj.||1.||amphoric - 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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