dysphonia


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dys·pho·ni·a

 (dĭs-fō′nē-ə)
n.
Difficulty in speaking, usually evidenced by hoarseness.

[New Latin : dys- + Greek -phōniā, -phony.]

dys·phon′ic (-fŏn′ĭk) adj.

dysphonia

(dɪsˈfəʊnɪə)
n
(Pathology) any impairment in the ability to speak normally, as from spasm or strain of the vocal cords
[C18: New Latin, from Greek: harshness of sound, from dys- + -phōnia -phony]
dysphonic adj

dys•pho•ni•a

(dɪsˈfoʊ ni ə)

n.
any disturbance of normal vocal function.
[1700–10; < Greek dysphōnía roughness of sound =dys- dys- + phōn(ḗ) sound, voice + -ia -ia]
dys•phon′ic (-ˈfɒn ɪk) adj.

dysphonia

speech problems resulting from damage to or malformation of the speech organs.
See also: Speech
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dysphonia - speech disorder attributable to a disorder of phonation
defect of speech, speech defect, speech disorder - a disorder of oral speech
Translations

dys·pho·ni·a

n. disfonía, ronquera.
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Experts at Japan''s Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine tested daily humming as a treatment for people with the voice disorder muscle tension dysphonia, which can make the voice husky, breathy or rough.
Experts at Japan's Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine tested daily humming as a treatment for people with the voice disorder muscle tension dysphonia, which can make the voice husky, breathy or rough.
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She had obvious dysphonia and inspiratory stridor but no respiratory distress.
In dysphonia, a person voice is harsh or it is raised or fell unnaturally and the voice pitch is changed.
Most common syndrome in laryngeal leishmaniasis is dysphonia characterized by a muffled voice as in this report but dysphonia is not a syndrome-specific to laryngeal leishmaniasis.
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Lianne Morgan's condition - called Spasmodic Dysphonia - means her voice cuts off when she speaks because of muscle spasms.