paralalia

noun

any of various speech disorders, esp the production of a sound different from that intended

Nearby words

  1. plagiarist,
  2. plagiarize,
  3. plagiary,
  4. plagio-,
  5. plagiocephaly,
  6. plagioclimax,
  7. plagiohedral,
  8. plagiotropic,
  9. plagiotropism,
  10. plague

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Examples from the Web for paralalia

  • Only the examples added for explaining mogilalia and paralalia are taken in part from Sigismund, a few others from Vierordt.



Medicine definitions for paralalia

paralalia

[păr′ə-lālē-ə]

n.

A speech defect, especially one in which one sound is habitually substituted for another.

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