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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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[69] Depth at this point is measured by pushing the vocal process (with a microelevator or with a special measuring instrument) while the patient phonates. This depth is modified until the optimal vocal result is obtained.
Also, Henry's vibrato slows down when he doesn't practice or when he over phonates his sound.