aphonia


apho·nia

noun \(ˌ)ā-ˈfō-nē-ə\

Definition of APHONIA

:  loss of voice and of all but whispered speech
apho·nic \-ˈfä-nik, -ˈfō-\ adjective

Origin of APHONIA

New Latin, from Greek aphōnia, from aphōnos voiceless, from a- + phōnē sound — more at ban
First Known Use: 1654

apho·nia

noun \(ˈ)ā-ˈfō-nē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of APHONIA

: loss of voice and of all but whispered speech
apho·nic \-ˈfän-ik, -ˈfō-nik\ adjective

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