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Meaning of DYSARTHRIA

Pronunciation:  dis'├órthreeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  impaired articulatory ability resulting from defects in the peripheral motor nerves or in the speech musculature
 

DYSARTHRIA is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: speech defect, speech disorder

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. A condition where movement of the joints is impaired by loss of muscle control. Generally this condition comes about when parts of the nervous system have been damaged.
  2. Dysarthria is a speech disorder characterized by the mispronunciation of words.
 

 

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