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dysphonia

[dis′fō·nē·ə]
(medicine)
An impairment of the voice.
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Chan, "Spectral- and Cepstral-based Acoustic Features of Dysphonic, Strained Voice Quality," Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology 121, no.
Prevalence of premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphonic disorder in Japanese women.
The study analyzing dysphonia patients in general pointed out the most influence in subject's quality of life is physical symptoms, but the dysphonic subjects have the perception about their voices no to be sounding as should be, whether due to troubles in production, whether to troubles in voice daily use, which also impacts the other domains [26].
Seventy-four adults--35 males and 39 females--were subjected to saggital plane photographs to determine if there were signifcant diferences in saggital spine alignment between normal (41 subjects) and dysphonic speakers (33 subjects).
Unfortunately, laryngologists frequently are confronted with patients who have remained or become dysphonic after laryngeal surgery.
The reception of dysphonic children's parents is presented by Stadler, Ribeiro and Bagarollo.
The same study revealed that dysphonic teachers failed to see their primary care physician regularly for annual examinations.
As a result, they were unable to identify any definitive prognostic indicator in their cohort of dysphonic patients.
In the Brazilian literature there are no studies to report the welcoming to the desires of the parents with dysphonic children.
Notwithstanding the fickle nature of show biz and understanding that Eden could release an album the day after this article is published, it seems plausible that one distinct factor restricting the long term success of Eden's ongoing career is the obvious dysphonic nature of her voice.