from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Loss of the motor ability that enables speech.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Absence of joints or of jointed limbs.
- noun Inability to articulate distinctly in speaking, dependent on a central nervous defect, but not involving paralysis of the muscles of articulation.
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- noun partial or total loss of articulate speech resulting from lesions of the central nervous system
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[New Latin, from Greek anarthros, not articulated; see anarthrous.]
Then occurs _dysarthria_, and, if the path is totally impassable at any place, _anarthria_.
This is apparently an ictal anarthria with preserved internal speech.