Pronunciation: (ven-tril'u-kwiz"um), [key]
the art or practice of speaking, with little or no lip movement, in such a manner that the voice does not appear to come from the speaker but from another source, as from a wooden dummy. Also called ven•tril•o•quy Pronunciation: (ven-tril'u-kwē). [key]
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