phoniatrics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
pho·​ni·​at·​rics | \ ˌfō-nē-ˈa-triks How to pronounce phoniatrics (audio) \

Medical Definition of phoniatrics

: the scientific study and treatment of defects of the voice

Other Words from phoniatrics

phoniatric \ -​trik How to pronounce phoniatrics (audio) \ adjective

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“Phoniatrics.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phoniatrics. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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