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dyslalia

Syllabification: dys·la·li·a
Pronunciation: /disˈlālēə
 
/

Definition of dyslalia in English:

noun

Medicine
Inability to articulate comprehensible speech, especially when associated with the use of private words or sounds.

Origin

mid 19th century: from dys- 'difficult' + Greek lalia 'speech'.

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