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voice

 [vois]
the sound produced by the speech organs and uttered by the mouth.

voice

(voys),
The sound made by vibration of the vocal folds caused by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract, the vocal folds being approximated.
Synonym(s): vox
[L. vox]

voice

(vois) sound produced by the speech organs and uttered by the mouth.vo´cal

voice

(vois)
n.
1. The sound made by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract and produced by the vibration of the vocal organs.
2. The ability to produce such sounds.

voice

the acoustic component of speech that is normally produced by vibration of the vocal folds of the larynx.

voice

Audiology A series of sounds generally under voluntary control which are produced by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract. See Professional voice, Vocal cords.

voice

(voys)
The sound made by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract, the vocal folds being approximated.
[L. vox]

voice

(voys)
The sound made by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract, the vocal folds being approximated.

voice,

n sound produced primarily by the vibration of the vocal bands.

voice

the sound produced by the voice organs of the vocal cords, the soft palate and the nasal cavities. In birds it is the syrinx that plays the major part in what passes for voice.

voice abnormalities
the normal voice patterns of barking, yelping, whining, whimpering, howling, baying, purring, meowing, bleating, mooing, bellowing, lowing, neighing, squealing, whinnying, whickering, nickering or grunting may be abnormal in that they are repeated ad nauseam, or are hoarse or altered in some other way. The myriad voices of birds and exotic species may be similarly affected. They may also be absent altogether so that the animal goes through the motions of making a call but no sound ensues.
voice box
see larynx.
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