homorganic

adjective
hom·​organic | \ ¦hōm, ¦häm+ \

Definition of homorganic

: sharing one or more of the articulating vocal organs : articulated with the same basic closure or constriction but differentiated by one or more modifications \p\, \b\, and \m\ are homorganic, contact of the two lips being common to all three

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hom- + organic

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“Homorganic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homorganic. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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