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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).
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Aphonia." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761663/all/aphonia.
Aphonia. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761663/all/aphonia. Accessed June 6, 2023.
Aphonia. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761663/all/aphonia
Aphonia [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 06]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761663/all/aphonia.
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