Definición de aphonia en inglés:


Saltos de línea: apho|nia
Pronunciación: /eɪˈfəʊnɪə
, ə-/
(also aphony /ˈaf(ə)ni/)


[mass noun] Medicine
  • Inability to speak through disease of or damage to the larynx or mouth. Compare with aphasia.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Hoarseness and aphonia are common as well as a low-grade fever.
    • Some more affected children will have hoarseness, aphonia, and inspiratory retractions that are severe enough to cause chest wall deformity.
    • This case report describes a patient who has throat discomfort and aphonia as atypical observations of laryngeal dystonia.


late 17th century: modern Latin, from Greek aphōnia, from aphōnos 'voiceless', from a- 'without' + phōnē 'voice'.

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