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phon

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noun \ˈfän\

Medical Definition of phon

  1. :  the unit of loudness on a scale beginning at zero for the faintest audible sound and corresponding to the decibel scale of sound intensity with the number of phons of a given sound being equal to the decibels of a pure 1000-hertz tone judged by the average listener to be equal in loudness to the given sound




phon-

combining form

Medical Definition of phon-

  1. :  sound :  voice :  speech :  tone <phonation>



Variants of phon-

or

phono-


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