nonvocal

nonvocal

(ˌnɒnˈvəʊkəl)
adj
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (of a person) not voicing an opinion; (of an opinion) unspoken
2. (Music, other) not involving the voice; (of music) instrumental; (of acting) silent, mime
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It) shows that there is more to animal communication than we thought, specifically that social cognition influences - vocal and nonvocal behaviour," Crockford said.
When asked about nonvocal menopause symptoms, between 40-50% said they had experienced frequent hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, and decreased libido.
The 5-factor IPF solution yielded 12 nonvocal items and 3 closely bivocal items; the 4-factor MLF yielded 14 nonvocal items and 1 closely bivocal item; and the 4-factor PAF yielded 10 nonvocal items and 1 closely bivocal item (see Tables 4-6 for details).
It's tempting to say that in his nonvocal compositions, Carter gives up melody for talk.
In dogs, almost half of the analogous areas respond more strongly to nonvocal environmental sounds.
Other responses Nonvocal responses directed to the child or caregiver, such as pointing, gesturing, approaching, and smiling at the speaker during the emission of verbal responses.
The main reason could be attributed to the lack of knowledge of the difference between the vocal and nonvocal melody at the singing voice detection stage.
Patient 6 progressed from being nonvocal and having limited spontaneous movements at discharge to speaking in full sentences by 21 months after hospital discharge.
Technically, background sounds and other nonvocal audio don't have to be incorporated into the text description, since subtitles are not designed for the deaf and hard-of-hearing, but these elements are often included.
Since fMRI is an informative tool that we wanted to use to obtain mechanistic data, we examined feasibility of using fMRI to examine neural responses to visual, auditory, and temperature inputs in patients who were either comatose, VS, or MCS by contrasting a fixation cross projected on a screen with flashing checkerboards [69], preinjury music preferences with and without lyrics, hot and cold temperatures, as well as nonfamiliar and familiar voices relative to nonvocal sounds.
The sample consisted of 127 critically ill nonvocal patients from a 32bed medical ICU as well as a 22-bed cardiovascular-thoracic ICU over four years (2004-2008).
In the genre of sounds-unheard poetry, nonvocal sounds are transformed, through the writing of the poem, into orality.