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alalia

 [ah-la´le-ah]
impairment of the ability to speak.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·la·li·a

(ă-la'lē-ă),
Mutism; inability to speak. See: aphonia.
[G. a- priv. + lalia, talking]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

alalia

ENT Speechlessness; mutism; loss of speech due to an impaired articulatory apparatus
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

a·la·li·a

(ă-lā'lē-ă)
Mutism; inability to speak.
See: aphonia
[G. a- priv. + lalia, talking]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

alalia

Loss of the power of speech.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

a·la·li·a

(ă-lā'lē-ă)
Mutism; inability to speak.
See: aphonia
[G. a- priv. + lalia, talking]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Cuando en el siglo VIII a.C., los aqueos fundaron una de sus principales colonias en Italia meridional, la dedicaron a su antiguo dios, y le dieron el nombre de Posidonia (la ciudad de Poseidon), luego rebautizada como Paestum por los romanos; fue en esta ciudad donde se establecieron grandes contingentes de poblacion, tras derrotar a etruscos y cartagineses en la batalla de Alalia (530 a.C.), acunando, desde entonces, series de monedas cuyo emblema es la efigie de Poseidon blandiendo su tridente (Fig.