mean length of utterance


noun Psycholinguistics.

the mean number of morphemes produced per sentence, used especially as a measure of child language development. Abbreviation: MLU

Nearby words

  1. mean cell hemoglobin,
  2. mean cell hemoglobin concentration,
  3. mean deviation,
  4. mean distance,
  5. mean free path,
  6. mean lethal dose,
  7. mean life,
  8. mean line,
  9. mean noon,
  10. mean planet

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