\vˈɔ͡ɪs pɹˈɒsθəsˌiːz], \vˈɔɪs pɹˈɒsθəsˌiːz], \v_ˈɔɪ_s p_ɹ_ˈɒ_s_θ_ə_s_ˌiː_z]\
Definitions of VOICE PROSTHESES
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A device, activated electronically or by expired pulmonary air, which simulates laryngeal activity and enables a laryngectomized person to speak. Examples of the pneumatic mechanical device are the Tokyo and Van Hunen artificial larynges. Electronic devices include the Western Electric electrolarynx, Tait oral vibrator, Cooper-Rand electrolarynx and the Ticchioni pipe.
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