phoniatrics

[ foh-nee-a-triks ]
/ ˌfoʊ niˈæ trɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)Speech Pathology.

the study and treatment of voice disorders.

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Also pho·ni·a·try [foh-nahy-uh-tree]. /foʊˈnaɪ ə tri/.

Origin of phoniatrics

First recorded in 1945–50; phon- + -iatrics

OTHER WORDS FROM phoniatrics

pho·ni·at·ric, adjective
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Medical definitions for phoniatrics

phoniatrics
[ fō′nē-ătrĭks ]

n.

The scientific study of speech and speech habits.
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