phoniatrics


phoniatrics
study and correction of speech defects

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Phoniatrics — is the medical research and treatment of organs involved with speech production. In general terms the speech organs means the mouth, throat (larynx), the vocal cords and lungs. Problems treated in phoniatrics include dysfunction of the vocal… …   Wikipedia

  • phoniatrics — phoniatric, adj. /foh nee a triks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) Speech Pathol. the study and treatment of voice disorders. Also, phoniatry /foh nuy euh tree/. [1945 50; PHON + IATRIC; see ICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • phoniatrics — noun The medical research and treatment of organs involved with speech production …   Wiktionary

  • phoniatrics — The study of speech; the science of speech. [phon + G. iatrikos, of the healing art] * * * pho·ni·at·rics .fō nē a triks n pl but sing in constr the scientific study and treatment of defects of the voice pho·ni·at·ric trik adj * * * n …   Medical dictionary

  • phoniatrics — n. the study of the voice and its disorders …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • phoniatrics — /fɒniˈætrɪks/ (say fonee atriks) plural noun (construed as singular) the study and treatment of speech disorders; logopaedics. {phon + iatric; see ics} …   Australian English dictionary

  • phoniatrics — phoniatric, adj. /foh nee a triks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) Speech Pathol. the study and treatment of voice disorders. Also, phoniatry /foh nuy euh tree/. [1945 50; PHON + IATRIC; see ICS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • speech disorder — n. any conspicuous speech imperfection, or variation from accepted speech patterns, caused either by a physical defect in the speech organs or by a mental disorder, as aphasia, stuttering, etc. * * * ▪ medicine Introduction       any of the… …   Universalium

  • Vocology — Vocology, originally coined by voice scientist Ingo R. Titze [Titze, I. R. (2008). The human instrument. Sci.Am. 298 (1):94 101. PM 18225701] , has been defined as the science and practice of voice habilitation [Carroll, LM. (2000). Application… …   Wikipedia

  • Otolaryngology — Otolaryngologist performing an endoscopic sinus surgical procedure Otolaryngology or ENT (ear, nose and throat) is the branch of medicine and surgery that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose, throat, and head and neck… …   Wikipedia


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