noun combining form

plural -s
: speech disorder (of a specified type especially relating to the articulation or fluency of speech sounds)
compare -lalia, -phasia, -phony sense 2

Word History


New Latin, from Greek -phēmia speech, from -phēmos speaking (from phēmē speech, from phanai to speak, say) + -ia -y

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“-phemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-phemia. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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