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intr.v. pho·nat·ed, pho·nat·ing, pho·nates
To produce speech sounds; vocalize.

pho·na′tion n.
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Noun1.phonation - the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract; "a singer takes good care of his voice"; "the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations"
communication - something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups
singing voice - the musical quality of the voice while singing
sprechgesang, sprechstimme - a style of dramatic vocalization between singing and speaking
voice over - the voice on an unseen commentator in a film of television program


n. fonación, emisión de la voz.
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Contract award notice: Open procedure telephone intermediation service center for people with hearing and phonation disabilities
Phonation threshold pressure is lowered with parallel and slightly separated vocal fold surfaces.
The various kinds of incomplete phonation may suggest vague, unspecified perceptions, or, perhaps, a world in which objects have an incomplete existence, hence the "mysterious" or "dreamy" quality.
2,5,7) Glottal insufficiency, which can cause the unintentional escape of air during phonation, has been attributed to several etiologies, including vocal fold paralysis or paresis, vocal fold atrophy or bowing, and vocal fold sulcus.
He covers communication disorders and the professionals who work with them, the physical development basis of speech and language, speech sound disorders in children, language and cognitive disorders of children, fluency disorders in children, phonation and resonance disorders, neurological disorders in adults, hearing disorders in children and adults, and counseling skills for speech-language pathologists and audiologists.
Voice parameters were recorded in audio by means of sustained phonation, with the participants seated, with feet comfortably supported on the floor and with the mobile device at a distance of approximately 15 cm from the midline of the mouth.
They used the Valsalva maneuver for locating the anterior vibrating line and the phonation method to locate the posterior vibrating line.
Within the aerodynamic analysis, the maximum phonation time (MPT) (the longest time of phoning the sound /a/) was measured as well as the friction of voiceless sound /s/ and voiced sound/z/ (MPTs, MPTz).
The second rest period was meant to coordinate the time of phonation with the rest periods of the electrical stimulation.
Phonation pressure measurement with semioccluded vocal tract.
Extrinsic muscles of the larynx also assist in positioning the larynx in the neck, with attachments to the base of the tongue, mandible, pharynx and sternum The myoelastic and aerodynamic properties of the larynx are fundamental to phonation and airway protection.
Oral and maxillofacial region is gifted with four out of five special senses, the complexity is added with additional job of phonation, mastication, respiration and esthetics.