Egophony



[ee-gof-uh-nee] /iˈgɒf ə ni/

noun
1.
a vocal sound heard through a stethoscope and resembling the bleating of a goat, often occurring in cases of pleurisy with effusion.

egophony e·goph·o·ny (ē-gôf’ə-nē)
n.
A peculiar broken quality of the voice sounds, like the bleating of a goat, heard over lung tissue in cases of pleurisy with effusion.
e’go·phon’ic (ē’gə-fŏn’ĭk) adj.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Ego-surf

    [ee-goh-surf eg-o‐] /ˈi goʊˌsɜrf ˈɛg ɒ‐/ verb (used without object) 1. Informal. to search the Internet to find references to one’s name or one’s personal information.

  • Ego-psychology

    noun 1. a school of neo-Freudian psychology holding that the ego has autonomous energy and functions independently.



  • Ego-syntonic

    [ee-goh-sin-ton-ik, eg-oh-] /ˈi goʊ sɪnˈtɒn ɪk, ˈɛg oʊ-/ adjective, Psychiatry. 1. of or relating to aspects of one’s behavior or attitudes viewed as acceptable and consistent with one’s fundamental personality and beliefs (contrasted with ). ego-syntonic adj. Acceptable to the aims of the ego.

  • Egosurfing

    [ee-goh-surf eg-o‐] /ˈi goʊˌsɜrf ˈɛg ɒ‐/ verb (used without object) 1. Informal. to search the Internet to find references to one’s name or one’s personal information. noun conducting a search of the Internet for references to one’s name or works in order to gratify one’s ego Examples Bored, he went ego-surfing. Word Origin 1999; ego […]



Disclaimer: Egophony definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.