rhinolalia aperta


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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 a·per·'ta

abnormal speech attributable to inadequate velopharyngeal closure.

rhinolalia aperta

Rhinolalia caused by undue patency of the posterior nares.
See also: rhinolalia
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