amphoric rale n.
A sound heard during auscultation and associated with the movement of fluid in a lung cavity communicating with a bronchus.
- Amphoric resonance
amphoric resonance amphoric resonance n. The sound obtained by percussing over a pulmonary cavity when the patient’s mouth is open; it is similar to the sound produced by blowing across the neck of an empty bottle.
a miniature amphora.
capable of functioning either as an acid or as a base. Historical Examples In regard to the indications of the amphoteric character of stronger acids, see Chapter XV. The Elements of Qualitative Chemical Analysis, vol. 1, parts 1 and 2. Julius Stieglitz Bodies of this kind are known as “amphoteric electrolytes,” since they yield both […]
- Amphotericin b
amphotericin b amphotericin B am·pho·ter·i·cin B (ām’fə-těr’ĭ-sĭn) n. An antibiotic derived from strains of the actinomycete Streptomyces nodosus and used in treating systemic fungal infections.