Definitions for "Hoarseness"
Keywords:  vocal, rough, harsh, throaty, croaking
Harshness or roughness of voice or sound, due to mucus collected on the vocal cords, or to swelling or looseness of the cords.
Interference of the normal working of the vocal cords in the larynx (voice box) resulting in a rough, husky, or croaking voice.
a throaty harshness
Keywords:  dysphonia
dysphonia.