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dysarthria

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noun dys·ar·thria \di-ˈsär-thrē-ə\

Definition of dysarthria

  1. :  difficulty in articulating words due to disease of the central nervous system



Origin of dysarthria

New Latin, from dys- + arthr- + -ia


First Known Use: 1878


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dysarthria

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noun dys·ar·thria \dis-ˈär-thrē-ə\

Medical Definition of dysarthria

  1. :  difficulty in articulating words due to disease of the central nervous system—compare dysphasia

dysarthric \-thrik\play adjective



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