hypernasality

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hypernasality

 [hi″per-na-zal´ĭ-te]
a quality of voice in which the emission of air through the nose is excessive due to velopharyngeal insufficiency, so that the voice is high-pitched and speech intelligibility deteriorates. Called also rhinolalia aperta.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hy·per·na·sal·i·ty

(hī'pĕr-nā-zal'i-tē)
Speech produced with excessive resonance in the nasal cavity, often due to dysfunction of the soft palate.
Synonym(s): hyperrhinophonia.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hy·per·na·sal·i·ty

(hī'pĕr-nā-zal'i-tē)
Speech produced with excessive resonance in the nasal cavity, often due to dysfunction of the soft palate.
Synonym(s): hyperrhinophonia.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012