dysarthria caused by cerebellar lesions.
abnormal speech characterized by slurring and discoordination of sounds because of neuromuscular dysfunction of the cerebellum. Timing range, force, and direction of speech motor movements are affected. See also cerebellar speech.
a·tax·ic dys·ar·thri·a(ă-tak'sik dis-ahr'thrē-ă)
Dysarthria associated with damage to the cerebellar system, characterized by imprecise consonants, excess and equal stress, inconsistent articulatory errors, and monotony of pitch and volume.