subvocal

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adjective sub·vo·cal \-ˈvō-kəl\

Definition of subvocal

  1. :  characterized by the occurrence in the mind of words in speech order with or without inaudible articulation of the speech organs

subvocally

play \-kə-lē\ adverb

1924

First Known Use of subvocal

1924


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subvocal

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adjective sub·vo·cal \-ˈvō-kəl\

Medical Definition of subvocal

  1. :  characterized by the occurrence in the mind of words in speech order with or without inaudible articulation of the speech organs

subvocally

\-kə-lē\play adverb

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