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Medicine and Psychology. Originally: of or relating to autophony (now rare). In later use also: of or relating to the perception of the loudness or other quality of one's own voice.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Medical Times. From auto- + -phonic. In sense 1 after French autophonique.
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