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- n. difficulty in talking due to a structural abnormality
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathol., difficulty of utterance dependent on malformation or imperfect innervation of the tongue and other organs of articulation; slow or difficult speech.
I further took steps to demonstrate and present evidence that indicated that dyslalia was in its essence some trouble with the personality.
In my last year's paper I showed that chronologically the diagnosis of dyslalia mounted step by step from a material external affair, up through the nerves until we came to the basal ganglia.
Here belongs all so-called mechanical dyslalia, caused by defects of the peripheral speech-apparatus.