staccato speech

[stə-kätō]

n.

Abrupt speech in which each syllable is produced separately, associated with multiple sclerosis.

Nearby words

  1. stablish,
  2. stabroek,
  3. stacc.,
  4. staccato,
  5. staccato mark,
  6. stacey,
  7. stachys,
  8. stacia,
  9. stack,
  10. stack the cards


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