hysteric aphonia


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conversion aphonia

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