aphonia

(redirected from aphonia clericorum)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

aphonia

 [a-fo´ne-ah]
loss of the voice; see also dysphonia.

a·pho·ni·a

(ă-fō'nē-ă),
Loss of the voice as a result of disease or injury to the larynx.
[G. a- priv. + phōnē, voice]

aphonia

(ā-fō′nē-ə)
n.
Loss of the voice resulting from disease, injury to the vocal cords, or various psychological causes, such as hysteria.

a·phon′ic (ā-fŏn′ĭk, ā-fō′nĭk) adj.

aphonia

Complete speechlessness due to an inability to produce normal sounds secondary to organic (e.g., laryngeal) disease or mental retardation.

aphonia

ENT Complete speechlessness resulting from an inability to produce normal sounds due to organic–eg, laryngeal disease or mental cause. See Stroke. Cf Alalia, Spasmodic dysphonia.

a·pho·ni·a

(ă-fō'nē-ă)
Loss of the voice as a result of disease or injury to the larynx.
[G. a- priv. + phōnē, voice]

aphonia

Loss of voice, usually as a result of disorder of the LARYNX or VOCAL CORDS.