orthophony etymology

English word orthophony comes from English -phony (Forms nouns related to sound or musical structure.), English ortho-

Detailed word origin of orthophony

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phony English (eng) Forms nouns related to sound or musical structure.
ortho- English (eng) (chemistry) Having an extra proportion of water. (chemistry) in isomeric benzene derivatives, having the two substituents in adjacent positions (compare meta- and para-). (physics) of any molecule of the form X2 in which the two nuclei have parallel spin. Straight, right, proper.
orthophony English (eng) The art of correct articulation; voice training.

Words with the same origin as orthophony

Descendants of -phony
Anglophony anthrophonic anthrophony autophony biophonic biophony bronchophony echophony egophony euphonic euphonious euphony geophonic holophony homophony laryngophony micropolyphonic nonpolyphonic photophony pleophony polyphonic polyphonically polyphony stereophony
Descendants of ortho-
orthite orthoacid orthoboric orthocenter orthodata orthoester orthoevolution orthograde orthographical orthohedron orthohelium orthohydrogen orthonormal orthonormalised orthopedics orthophenylene orthopinacoid orthopnea orthopositronium orthoquartzite orthorectify orthosteric orthosymplectic orthotropy orthotypography