Definition of aegophony in English:

aegophony

(also oegophony, egophony)

noun

Medicine
  • In auscultation of the chest: vocal resonance with a bleating or tremulous quality, occurring especially in cases of pleural effusion.

Origin

Early 19th century. From French égophonie from ancient Greek αἰγ-, αἴξ goat + French -phonie.

Pronunciation:

aegophony

/iːˈɡɒfəni/