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phonate

(fō′nāt′)
intr.v. pho·nated, pho·nating, pho·nates
To produce speech sounds; vocalize.

pho·na′tion n.
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With just enough dissonance to encourage alertness, this chord served the purpose of allowing people to phonate without worrying about specific pitches on the page in order to focus exclusively on the rhythm.
Therefore, the voice quality of patients with suspected airway compromise should be assessed by asking them to phonate.
Cases of osteochemone- crosis have been found among patients taking nitrogen-based bisphos- phonate medicines, including Fosamax, Actonel and Boniva and the IV cancer drugs Aredia and Zometa.
Once the process has begun, the granuloma may hold the vocal folds apart; this requires that the patient use more force to phonate, which in turn causes even more trauma.
When the fenestration is open (that is, the cuff is deflated, the inner cannula is removed, and the tube is plugged), the patient may breathe spontaneously, cough, and phonate via the upper airway.
Furthermore, it has been shown that stutterers have slower than normal laryngeal reaction time under time constraints, that is, when required to phonate quickly after a reaction signal (Adams & Hayden, 1976; Watson & Alfonso, 1982).