Roughness of voice. [G. trachys, rough, + phone, voice]

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tra·chy·pho·nia (tra″kĭ-foґne-ə) hoarseness.

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  • trachyphonia — /trækiˈfoʊniə/ (say trakee fohneeuh) noun roughness or hoarseness of the voice. {Greek trāchys rough + Middle English phonie, from Latin phonia, from Greek phōnia, from phōnos sounding} …  

  • hoarseness — A noisy quality of the voice. * * * hoarse·ness (horsґnis) a rough or noisy quality of voice. Called also trachyphonia …   Medical dictionary

  • trachycarpous —   a. rough fruited.    ♦ trachyglossate, a. rough tongued.    ♦ trachyphonia, n. roughness of voice.    ♦ trachyspermous, a. rough seeded …   Dictionary of difficult words

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