anarthria

[an-ahr-three-uh]
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noun Pathology.

loss of articulate speech.

Nearby words

  1. anarchistic,
  2. anarcho-syndicalism,
  3. anarcho-syndicalist,
  4. anarchy,
  5. anarithmia,
  6. anarthrous,
  7. anasarca,
  8. anasazi,
  9. anaspid,
  10. anastasia

Origin of anarthria

1880–85; < New Latin, perhaps via German; see an-1, arthr-, -ia

Related formsan·ar·thric [an-ahr-thrik] /ænˈɑr θrɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for anarthria

anarthria

noun

pathol loss of the ability to speak coherently

Word Origin for anarthria

C19: New Latin, from Greek anarthros lacking vigour, from an- + arthros joint

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Medicine definitions for anarthria

anarthria

[ăn-ärthrē-ə]

n.

Loss of the motor ability that enables speech.

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