[ foh-nas-thee-nee-uh ]
/ ˌfoʊ næsˈθi ni ə /

noun Medicine/Medical.

difficult or abnormal voice production; vocal weakness.

Origin of phonasthenia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for phonasthenia


[ fō′năs-thēnē-ə ]


Difficult or abnormal voice production characterized by enunciation that is too high, too loud, or too hard.
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