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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.

Patient discussion about vocalization

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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Vocalizing and lip movement slows reading rate, thus making the process of comprehending more time consuming and less efficient.
Table 1 Representation of the events in which the pup that presented lowest body weight was the one that spent more time vocalizing during the isolation period at different ages and temperatures (marked with a symbol).
The bonobos and chimps that had been reared in the highly communicative environments performed significantly better than chimps that had been reared in standard laboratory settings in the pointing, vocalizing, and pointing-and-vocalizing conditions.
Vocalizing on 4, 5, or 6 Vowels versus Vocalizing on 11 Vowels
He smoothes out the southern gospel in a dated Nashville sound of the late '50s and early '60s, but he makes it sincere with his lyrics and vocalizing in his testimony My God Is Real.
Could these behaviors--the sleeping, vocalizing and eliminating around the house--have a medical basis?
There are hardly any songs here -- just blips and bleeps, gurgles, strangled falsetto vocalizing and static noise, seemingly designed to burn off any lingering dilettantes from the Radiohead fan club.
In a personal favorite among her own Trolley Dances pieces, the sound system didn't work and "we ended up with the dancers vocalizing and making growling sounds.
Just minutes before they put the egg in the nest, "the embryo could be heard vocalizing, which is a very healthy sign," notes Susie Kasielke, a bird curator at the zoo.
The majority of those organisms will be washed out to sea leaving mountain streams and ponds free of predators and competitors and primed for local, native frogs to begin vocalizing for mates and breeding.
Buglisi's fellow New Yorker Robert Battle sent his amusing and vocalizing Takademe solo for Battleworks dancer Kanji Segawa.