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.
an antibiotic produced by the bacterium Streptomyces nodosus and used in the treatment of fungal infections.