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an·ar·thri·a

 (ăn-är′thrē-ə)
n.
Loss of the motor ability that enables speech.

[New Latin, from Greek anarthros, not articulated; see anarthrous.]

an·ar′thric (-thrĭk) adj.
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anarthria

(ænˈɑːθrɪə)
n
(Medicine) pathol loss of the ability to speak coherently
[C19: New Latin, from Greek anarthros lacking vigour, from an- + arthros joint]
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Noun1.anarthria - partial or total loss of articulate speech resulting from lesions of the central nervous systemanarthria - partial or total loss of articulate speech resulting from lesions of the central nervous system
defect of speech, speech defect, speech disorder - a disorder of oral speech
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