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dysphonia

 [dis-fo´ne-ah]
any voice impairment; difficulty in speaking. adj., adj dysphon´ic.
dysphonia clerico´rum clergyman's sore throat.

dys·pho·ni·a

(dis-fō'nē-ă),
Altered voice production.
[dys- + G. phōnē, voice]

dysphonia

/dys·pho·nia/ (-fo´ne-ah) a voice impairment or speech disorder.dysphon´ic

dysphonia

(dĭs-fō′nē-ə)
n.
Difficulty in speaking, usually evidenced by hoarseness.

dys·phon′ic (-fŏn′ĭk) adj.

dysphonia

[disfō′nē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, dys + phone, voice
any abnormality in the speaking voice, such as hoarseness. Dysphonia puberum refers to the voice changes that occur in adolescent boys.

dysphonia

Neurology Speech impairment or difficulty, often due to vocal cord dysfunction. See Spasmodic dysphonia.

dys·pho·ni·a

(dis-fō'nē-ă)
Any disorder of phonation affecting voice quality or ability to produce voice.
See: aphonia
[dys- + G. phōnē, voice]

dysphonia

Impairment of normal voice production, from any cause, such as LARYNGITIS, singer's nodes, ‘CLERGYMAN'S THROAT’, paralysis of one of the nerves to the larynx (recurrent laryngeal nerve).
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The dysphonic voice heard by me, you and it: Differential associations with personality and psychological distress.
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On initial examination, the patient's vital signs were stable and no stridor or respiratory distress was evident, but she was dysphonic and unable to swallow her saliva.
The BSI is not designed to provide a personality profile, yet the major psychological symptoms reported by functionally dysphonic patients with a positive BSI were indeed relevant personality variables (interpersonal sensitivity, estrangement, mistrust).
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On physical examination, the patient was eupneic and dysphonic.
Measuring quality of life in dysphonic patients: a systematic review of content development in patient-reported outcomes measures.