prelingual

adjective

pre·​lin·​gual ˌprē-ˈliŋ-g(yə-)wəl How to pronounce prelingual (audio)
: occurring before an individual has developed the use of language
prelingual deafness
prelingually adverb

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“Prelingual.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/prelingual. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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