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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Hoarseness" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Hoarseness
Dysphonia is the medical term for disorders of the voice: an impairment in the ability to produce voice sounds using the vocal organs (it is distinct from dysarthria which signifies dysfunction in the muscles needed to produce speech). Thus, dysphonia is a phonation disorder. The dysphonic voice can be hoarse or excessively breathy, harsh, or rough, but some kind of phonation is still possible (contrasted with the more severe aphonia where phonation is impossible). - See link

 

Hoarseness in Spanish is Disfonía
Disfonía es el nombre que recibe todo trastorno de la voz cuando se altera la calidad de ésta en cualquier grado exceptuando el total, en cuyo caso se denomina afonía. Las disfonías pueden ser de varios tipos según su etiología y manifestaciones clínicas. - See link

 

More information about Hoarseness in other websites
Definition of Hoarseness in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Hoarseness in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Hoarseness - See link.
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