prelingual

adjective
pre·​lin·​gual | \ ˌprē-ˈliŋ-g(yə-)wəl How to pronounce prelingual (audio) \

Medical Definition of prelingual

: occurring before an individual has developed the use of language prelingual deafness

Other Words from prelingual

prelingually \ -​ē How to pronounce prelingual (audio) \ adverb

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“Prelingual.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/prelingual. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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