hysteric aphonia


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

conversion aphonia

loss of voice for psychogenic reasons, a type of somatoform disorder.

hysteric aphonia

con·ver·sion dis·or·der

(kŏn-vĕr'zhŭn dis-ōr'dĕr)
A mental disorder in which an unconscious emotional conflict is expressed asan alteration or loss of physical functioning, usually controlled by the voluntary nervous system.