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dyslalia

[ dis-ley-lee-uh, -lal-ee-uh ]
/ dɪsˈleɪ li ə, -ˈlæl i ə /
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noun Pathology.
an inability to speak due to a defect of the organs of speech.
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Origin of dyslalia

From New Latin, dating back to 1850–55; see origin at dys-, -lalia
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British Dictionary definitions for dyslalia

dyslalia
/ (dɪsˈleɪlɪə) /

noun
defective speech characteristic of those affected by aphasia
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Medical definitions for dyslalia

dyslalia
[ dĭs-lālē-ə, -lălē-ə ]

n.
An articulation disorder resulting from impaired hearing or structural abnormalities of the articulatory organs.
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