Definition of aphonic in English:

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aphonic

Pronunciation: /eɪˈfɒnɪk/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

adjective

rare
Having no voice or sound; mute: the patient was aphonic on examination
More example sentences
  • Treating an aphonic patient is both challenging and rewarding for the speech and language therapist.
  • A 35-year-old woman who complained of having lost her voice several weeks previously was answering all questions put to her in an aphonic whisper.
  • Inside the heard voices is an unheard voice, an aphonic voice, as it were.

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