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to make a vocal sound; a form of communication. Studies of feline vocalization have identified murmur, vowel and strained intensity patterns.

excessive vocalization
a behavioral problem of dogs and cats; may be a displacement activity or caused by separation anxiety.

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Q. How can I fix my vocal cords? Please I am in need of desperate help.

A. rest, which means no talking,

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This study indicates that rate of vocalisation may provide a gauge to assess levels of disturbance to penguins at tourism sites.
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The researchers believe that the speed with which the brain 'tags' these vocalisations and the preference given to them compared to language, is due to the potentially crucial role that decoding vocal sounds has played in human survival.
She said the type of communication the researchers observed in the wild bonobos could represent an important evolutionary transition from vocalisations that are tied to specific contexts or emotional states towards human vocalisations.
They found that the babies were already able to make vocalisations at week 32.
The authors note that, given that 30% of households are thought to have televisions on all of the time, the results raise a question about how many opportunities of child and parent vocalisations are being displaced.
The acoustic structure of particular monkey vocalisations may be adaptively designed to attract young infants.
Grace a des enregistrements accompagnes d'observations sur le terrain, nous avons trouve une correlation entre le nombre de vocalisations entendues et le nombre de narvals observes.
Tourette's syndrome (TS) is an inherited neurobehavioural disorder characterised by sudden, involuntary, repetitive muscle movements (motor tics) and vocalisations (vocal tics).