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autophony

Pronunciation: aw-tof′ŏ-nē

Definition: Increased hearing of one's own voice, breath sounds, arterial murmurs, and other noises of the upper body; noted especially in disease of the middle ear or of the nasal fossae.

Synonym(s): autophonia, tympanophonia, tympanophony

[auto- + G. phōnē, sound]

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