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phon-

1.
variant of phono- before a vowel:
phonic.
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British Dictionary definitions for phon-

phono-

combining form
1.
indicating a sound or voice: phonograph, phonology
Word Origin
from Greek phōnē sound, voice
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phon- in Medicine

phon- pref.
Variant of phono-.

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