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the scientific study and treatment of defects, disorders, and malfunctions of speech and voice, as stuttering, lisping, or lalling, and of language disturbances, as aphasia or delayed language acquisition.

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speech pathology

n.

The science concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of functional and organic speech defects and disorders.speech-language pathology
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