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[¹an- + phon-+ -ia] Loss of speech sounds from the larynx, as may occur in chronic laryngitis. It may be caused by diseases of the vocal cords, paralysis of the laryngeal nerves, or pressure on the recurrent laryngeal nerve or it may be functional (due to psychiatric causes). aphonic (ā-fon′ik), adj.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Aphonia." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761663/all/aphonia.
Aphonia. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761663/all/aphonia. Accessed December 12, 2019.
Aphonia. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761663/all/aphonia
Aphonia [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 12]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761663/all/aphonia.
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