communication disorder


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communication disorder

n.
Any of various disorders, such as stuttering, characterized by impaired written or verbal expression or understanding.

com·mu·ni·ca·tion dis·or·der

(kŏ-myūn'i-kā'shŭn dis-ōr'dĕr)
Any impairment of hearing, language, or speech that interferes with the ability to transmit or receive linguistic information.
Synonym(s): communicative disorder.

communication disorder

Any speech or language impairment that interferes with human communication.
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