phonopathy

pho·nop·a·thy

(fō-nop'ă-thē),
Any disease of the vocal system affecting speech.
[phono- + G. pathos, suffering]

pho·nop·a·thy

(fō-nop'ă-thē)
Any disease of the vocal organs affecting speech.
[phono- + G. pathos, suffering]

phonopathy

(fō-nŏp′ă-thē) [″ + pathos, disease, suffering]
Any disease of organs affecting speech.
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Characteristics of patients with variably protease-sensitive phonopathy whose brain samples were selected for transmission studies * Patient, Age at Disease Clinical signs sex death, duration, and symptoms y mo NL-VV, 57 20 Progressive dementia, M([dagger]) spastic paraplegia, sensorimotor polyneuropathy UK-VV, 59 42 Progressive dementia, F([double emotional and obsessive dagger]) behavior (early), very occasional myoclonus (late) UK-MV, 76 12 Forgetfulness, visuospatial M([section]) perceptual problems, difficulties walking, action tremor, akinetic mutism Patient, Neuropathologic sex features NL-VV, Mild to moderate spongiform change M([dagger]) in basal ganglia, and cerebral and cerebellar cortices.