phono-


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phono-

(word root) sound
Examples of words with the root phono-: phonograph
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phono-

or phon-
pref.
Sound; voice; speech: phonology.

[Greek phōno-, from phōnē, sound, voice; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]
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phono-

or before a vowel

phon-

combining form
indicating a sound or voice: phonograph; phonology.
[from Greek phōnē sound, voice]
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phono-

a combining form meaning “sound,” “voice”: phonology.
[1945–50; < Greek, comb. form representing phōnḗ voice]
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In the daytime version, caffeine reduces pain and brain fog while ginger addresses nausea and magnesium lessens headache pain and associated phono- and photophobia.
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