phonation

noun
pho·​na·​tion | \ fō-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce phonation (audio) \

Medical Definition of phonation

: the production of vocal sounds and especially speech

Other Words from phonation

phonate \ ˈfō-​ˌnāt How to pronounce phonate (audio) \ intransitive verb phonated; phonating

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“Phonation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phonation. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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