parkinsonian dysarthria

par·kin·so·ni·an dys·arth·ri·a

(pahr'kin-sō'nē-ăn dis-ahr'thrē-ă)
A hypokinetic dysarthria associated with parkinsonism, characterized by rigidity and reduced range of articulatory movements, monotony of pitch and loudness, reduced loudness, short rushes of speech, and rapid rate.
See: parkinsonism
See also: hypokinetic dysarthria
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Speech disorders associated with PD are known as Parkinsonian dysarthria or hypokinetic dysarthria (Schulz & Grant, 2000).