- an inability to speak due to a defect of the organs of speech.
Origin of dyslalia
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Dyslalia continues with many children a long time even after the learning of the mother-tongue.The Mind of the Child, Part II
- defective speech characteristic of those affected by aphasia
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- An articulation disorder resulting from impaired hearing or structural abnormalities of the articulatory organs.
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