rhinolalia


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rhinolalia

 [ri″no-la´le-ah]
a nasal quality of speech from some disease or defect of the nasal passages; called also rhinophonia.
rhinolalia aper´ta hypernasality.
rhinolalia clau´sa hyponasality.

rhi·no·la·li·a

(rī'nō-lā'lē-ă),
Nasalized speech.
Synonym(s): rhinism, rhinophonia
[rhino- + G. lalia, talking]

rhinolalia

/rhi·no·la·lia/ (-la´le-ah) rhinophonia; a nasal quality of the voice from some disease or defect of the nasal passages, such as undue patency (r. aper´ta) or undue closure (r. clau´sa) of the posterior nares.

rhi·no·la·li·a

(rī'nō-lā'lē-ă)
Nasalized speech.
Synonym(s): rhinophonia.
[rhino- + G. lalia, talking]

rhi·no·la·li·a

(rī'nō-lālē-ă)
Nasalized speech.
[rhino- + G. lalia, talking]

rhinolalia (rī´nōlā´lēə),

n nasalized speech, of which there are two types: rhinolalia clausa (closed port) and rhinolalia aperta (open port).
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