Definition of tympanitic in English:

tympanitic

adjective

Medicine
  • See tympanites

    • ‘Palpation of the abdomen showing abdominal distension with a tympanitic note on percussion, but with normal urination, indicates qi tympanites.’
    • ‘On exam, he is tympanitic over his abdomen and liver.’
    • ‘Her abdomen was grossly distended and tympanitic with high-pitched bowel sounds.’
    • ‘You examined her and she had a tympanitic abdomen.’
    • ‘Examination also showed a distended tympanitic abdomen, and abdominal radiography showed a large amount of gas in a distended bladder.’

Pronunciation

tympanitic

/ˌtɪmpəˈnɪtɪk/