[ ey-fon-ik, ey-foh-nik ]
/ eɪˈfɒn ɪk, eɪˈfoʊ nɪk /
mouthed but not spoken; noiseless; silent.
- lacking phonation; unvoiced.
- without voice; voiceless.
Pathology. affected with aphonia.
Pathology. a person who is affected with aphonia.
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British Dictionary definitions for aphonic
/ (əˈfɒnɪk) /
affected with aphonia
- not representing a spoken sound, as k in know
- voiceless or devoiced
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