logopedics

[law-guh-pee-diks, log-uh-]

noun (used with a singular verb) Medicine/Medical.

the study and treatment of speech defects.

Nearby words

  1. logolatry,
  2. logomachy,
  3. logon,
  4. logopaedics,
  5. logopedia,
  6. logophile,
  7. logophobia,
  8. logoplegia,
  9. logorrhea,
  10. logorrhoea

Also log·o·pe·di·a [law-guh-pee-dee-uh, log-uh-] /ˌlɔ gəˈpi di ə, ˌlɒg ə-/.

Origin of logopedics

First recorded in 1920–25; logo- + (ortho)pedics

Related formslog·o·pe·dic, adjective

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