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clut·ter·ing

(klŭt'er-ing),
A speech disorder usually occurring in childhood characterized by abnormally rapid rate, disturbed fluency, erratic rhythm, and poor articulation that makes it difficult to understand the speaker.

cluttering

Etymology: ME, clotter
a speech disorder of dysfluency characterized by a rapid delivery with uneven rhythmic patterns and omission or transposition of various speech sounds or syllables. The condition is commonly associated with other learning disabilities, such as difficulty in learning to speak, read, and spell.
A communication disorder characterised by short attention span, inability to listen, difficulties with syntax, rapid speech with an irregular rhythm, collapsing of sounds and words, and loss of syllables; cluttering can range in severity from garbled, but generally intelligible, to virtually unintelligible, and may co-exist with stuttering
Treatment Neuropharmacology has been tried unsuccessfully

cluttering

Speech pathology A condition characterized by an excessive rate of speech with an irregular rhythm, collapsing of sounds and words, and loss of syllables; cluttering can range in severity from garbled, but generally intelligible, to virtually unintelligible, and may co-exist with stuttering Treatment Bethanechol may be effective. See Stuttering.

clut·ter·ing

(klŭt'ĕr-ing)
Speech disordercharacterized by rapid, jerky utterances with sound omissions and transpositions; sometimes confused with stuttering.
See: stuttering
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