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.

Nearby words

  1. dyskeratosis,
  2. dyskeratosis congenita,
  3. dyskinesia,
  4. dyskinesia algera,
  5. dyskinesia intermittens,
  6. dyslexia,
  7. dyslexic,
  8. dyslogia,
  9. dyslogistic,
  10. dysmature

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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Medicine 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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