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Definition of "phonatory" [phonatory]

  • Relating to phonation. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "phonatory" in a sentence
  • "When Keats's poem waxes Shelleyan toward the end, the chariot of poetic flight encounters the visionary shapes it seeks by converting the previous phonatory"
  • "The tonsils are phonatory or vocal organs and play an important part in the mechanism of speech and song."
  • "Furthermore, radical removal of the basal tissues is certain to impair the phonatory function."