phoniatric

phoniatrics

[foh-nee-a-triks]
noun (used with a singular verb) Speech Pathology.
the study and treatment of voice disorders.
Also, phoniatry [foh-nahy-uh-tree] .


Origin:
1945–50; phon- + -iatric; see -ics

phoniatric, adjective
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phoniatrics pho·ni·at·rics (fō'nē-āt'rĭks)
n.
The scientific study of speech and speech habits.

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