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voice

 [vois]
the sound produced by the speech organs and uttered by the mouth.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

voice

(voys),
The sound made by vibration of the vocal folds caused by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract, the vocal folds being approximated.
Synonym(s): vox
[L. vox]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

voice

(vois)
n.
1. The sound made by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract and produced by the vibration of the vocal organs.
2. The ability to produce such sounds.
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voice

Audiology A series of sounds generally under voluntary control which are produced by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract. See Professional voice, Vocal cords.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

voice

(voys)
The sound made by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract, the vocal folds being approximated.
[L. vox]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

voice

(voys)
The sound made by air passing out through the larynx and upper respiratory tract, the vocal folds being approximated.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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