phon-

combining form
variants: or

phono-

Definition of phon-

  1. :  sound :  voice :  speech phonate phonograph

Origin and Etymology of phon-

Latin, from Greek phōn-, phōno-, from phōnē — more at ban


PHON- Defined for English Language Learners

phon-

combining form

Definition of phon- for English Language Learners

  • : connected with sound, voice, or speech


Medical Dictionary

phon-

combining form
variants: or

phono-

Medical Definition of phon-

  1. :  sound :  voice :  speech :  tone phonation


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