dysphemia

noun
dys·​phe·​mia | \ dis-ˈfē-mē-ə How to pronounce dysphemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of dysphemia

: a speech disorder characterized especially by stammering or stuttering and usually having a psychological basis

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“Dysphemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dysphemia. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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