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Medical Term:

cracked-pot resonance


a peculiar sound, resembling that heard on striking a cracked pot, elicited on percussing over a pulmonary cavity that communicates with a bronchial tube, when the patient's mouth is open.

Synonym(s): cracked-pot sound

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