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- n. The unusually loud hearing of a person's own voice, breathing or other self-generated sounds.
- n. An auscultatory process which consists of noting the tone of the observer's own voice, while he speaks, holding his head close to the patient's chest.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An auscultatory process, which consists in noting the tone of the observer's own voice, while he speaks, holding his head close to the patient's chest.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In auscultation, the character of the sound of the auscultator's own voice when his head is placed against the chest of the patient. When there is a large cavity this sound may be rendered of greater intensity than is normal.
auto- + Ancient Greek a sound. (Wiktionary)