[ dis-ley-lee-uh, -lal-ee-uh ]
/ dɪsˈleɪ li ə, -ˈlæl i ə /
an inability to speak due to a defect of the organs of speech.
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Example sentences from the Web for dyslalia
Dyslalia continues with many children a long time even after the learning of the mother-tongue.The Mind of the Child, Part II|W. Preyer
British Dictionary definitions for dyslalia
/ (dɪsˈleɪlɪə) /
defective speech characteristic of those affected by aphasia
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Medical definitions for dyslalia
[ dĭs-lā′lē-ə, -lăl′ē-ə ]
An articulation disorder resulting from impaired hearing or structural abnormalities of the articulatory organs.
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