labialism

noun

la·​bi·​al·​ism ˈlā-bē-ə-ˌliz-əm How to pronounce labialism (audio)
: a speech defect characterized by the substitution of one labial sound for another or of a labial for another type of sound

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“Labialism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/labialism. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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