tympanies


tympanies
n. (Pathology) swelling of the abdomen by accumulated gas, tympanites; bombast, overblown style

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • tympany — [tim′pə nē] n. pl. tympanies [ML tympanias < Gr < tympanon, drum: see TYMPAN] 1. inflated or distended condition 2. bombast; pomposity …   English World dictionary