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  1. any of various speech disorders, esp the production of a sound different from that intended
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Examples from the Web for paralalia

Historical Examples

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

    The Mind of the Child, Part II

    W. Preyer

paralalia in Medicine


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