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  1. Phon- Means: Sound

  2. Phonograph • An instrument by which sounds are automatically recorded and reproduced. • It has become synonymous with record player, record deck, etc.,

  3. Phonolite • A volcanic rock which rings when struck.

  4. Phonodynamograph • An instrument for registering simultaneously the sounds and the electrical changes caused by the heart, or one of these together with the pulse.

  5. Phonographic • Representing, or consisting of characters representing, spoken sounds; phonetic.

  6. Phonology • Originally, the science of vocal sounds: especially of the sounds of a particular language. • The study of pronunciation, transferring the system of sounds in a language.

  7. Phonomassage • Exciting movements of the ossicles of the ear by means of noise or alternating suction and pressure directed through the external auditory meatus.

  8. Phonometer • An instrument for measuring the pitch and intensity of sounds.

  9. Phonometry • A method of investigating language by the statistical analysis of instrumentally measured speech sounds and informants responses to the same data.

  10. Phonomyogram • An acoustic recording of skeletal muscular activity.

  11. Phonon • A quantum or quasiparticle associated with compressional waves, such as sound or those in a crystal lattice.

  12. Phonopathy • Any structural of functional disorder of the component parts of the speech apparatus.

  13. Phonophoresis • The use of ultrasound to introduce medication into a tissue. This has been used in treating injuries to soft tissues. Not all medicines are suitable for application using this technique.

  14. Phonorenogram • A graphic recording obtained from a phonocatheter of the pulsations in a renal artery. This procedure, designed to diagnose renal artery stenosis, is rarely employed.

  15. Phonoscopy • The recording made by a phonoscope which includes a stethoscope and percussion to determine the borders of solid and hollow organs.

  16. Phonoselectoscope • A device for auscultation of the lungs that suppresses the normal lower-pitched sounds and enables higher-pitched, abnormal sounds to be heard more easily.

  17. Phonotactics • That part of phonology which comprises or deals with the rules governing the possible phoneme sequences in a language.

  18. Phonospasmia • Spasmodic muscular contractions precipitated by sounds heard or made by the patient.