Medical Dictionary

phonics

noun pl but singular in constr pho·nics \ˈfän-iks, 1 is also ˈfō-niks\

Medical Definition of PHONICS

1
:  the science of sound :  acoustics
2
:  a method of teaching beginners to read and pronounce words by learning the phonetic value of letters, letter groups, and especially syllables
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