- loss of articulate speech.
Origin of anarthria
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Motor aphasia is, he believes, nothing more than a combination of sensory aphasia and anarthria.
Then occurs dysarthria, and, if the path is totally impassable at any place, anarthria.The Mind of the Child, Part II
- 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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- Loss of the motor ability that enables speech.
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