iotacism

noun
io·​ta·​cism | \ ī-ˈōt-ə-ˌsiz-əm How to pronounce iotacism (audio) \

Medical Definition of iotacism

1 : a speech defect marked by use of the sound \ē\ in place of other vowel sounds
2 : a speech defect marked by inability to correctly pronounce the sound \ē\

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“Iotacism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/iotacism. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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