dysarthria


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dys·ar·thri·a

 (dĭs-är′thrē-ə)
n.
Difficulty in articulating words, caused by impairment of the muscles used in speech.

[dys- + Greek arthron, joint, (vocal) articulation; see ar- in Indo-European roots.]

dysarthria

(dɪsˈɑːθrɪə)
n
(Medicine) imperfect articulation of speech caused by damage to the nervous system
[from dys- + arthria from Greek arthron articulation]

dys•ar•thri•a

(dɪsˈɑr θri ə)

n.
difficulty in speech articulation due to poor muscular control, usu. related to nerve damage.
[1875–80; dys- + Greek árthr(on) joint + -ia]
dys•ar′thric, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dysarthria - impaired articulatory ability resulting from defects in the peripheral motor nerves or in the speech musculature
defect of speech, speech defect, speech disorder - a disorder of oral speech
Translations

dys·ar·thri·a

n. disartria, dificultad del habla a causa de una afección de la lengua u otro músculo esencial al lenguaje.

dysarthria

n disartria
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