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

noun (used with a singular verb) Speech Pathology.

the study and treatment of voice disorders.

Words nearby phoniatrics

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

Origin of phoniatrics

1945–50; phon- + -iatric; see -ics

OTHER WORDS FROM phoniatrics

pho·ni·at·ric, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medical definitions for phoniatrics

[ fō′nē-ătrĭks ]


The scientific study of speech and speech habits.
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