phonation Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract
    vocalism; vocalization; vocalisation; voice; vox.
    • a singer takes good care of his voice
    • the giraffe cannot make any vocalizations


Pho*na"tion noun
Gr. the voice.
  1. The act or process by which articulate sounds are uttered; the utterance of articulate sounds; articulate speech.

Webster 1913