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any of various speech disorders, esp the production of a sound different from that intended
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  • Only the examples added for explaining mogilalia and paralalia are taken in part from Sigismund, a few others from Vierordt.

paralalia in Medicine

paralalia par·a·la·li·a (pār'ə-lā'lē-ə)
A speech defect, especially one in which one sound is habitually substituted for another.

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