Medical Dictionary


noun pho·nol·o·gy \fə-ˈnäl-ə-jē, fō-\
plural pho·nol·o·gies

Medical Definition of PHONOLOGY

:  the science of speech sounds including especially the history and theory of sound changes in a language or in two or more related languages
:  the phonetics and phonemics of a language at a particular time
pho·no·log·i·cal \ˌfōn-əl-ˈäj-i-kəl also ˌfän-əl-\ also pho·no·log·ic \-ik\ adjective
pho·no·log·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears