- loss of the voice caused by damage to the vocal tract
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a•pho•ni•a (ā fō′nē ə),USA pronunciation n. [Pathol.]
- loss of voice, esp. due to an organic or functional disturbance of the vocal organs.
- Greek: speechlessness. See a-6, phon-, -ia
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aphonia /əˈfəʊnɪə/, aphony /ˈæfənɪ/ n
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