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aphonic

 [a-fon´ik]
1. pertaining to aphonia.
2. without audible sound.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·phon·ic

(ă-fon'ik),
Relating to aphonia.
Synonym(s): aphonous
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a·phon·ic

(ă-fon'ik)
Relating to aphonia.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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