vocalization

noun
vo·​cal·​i·​za·​tion
variants: also British vocalisation \ ˌvō-​kə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce vocalisation (audio) \

Medical Definition of vocalization

: the act or process of producing sounds with the voice also : a sound thus produced

Other Words from vocalization

vocalize also British vocalise verb vocalized also British vocalised; vocalizing also British vocalising

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