anarthria


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anarthria

 [an-ahr´thre-ah]
severe dysarthria resulting in speechlessness.

an·ar·thri·a

(an-ar'thrē-a),
Loss of the power of articulate speech.
See also: aphasia, alexia, dysarthria.
[G. fr. an-anthos, without joints; (of sound) inarticulate]

anarthria

/an·ar·thria/ (an-ahr´thre-ah) severe dysarthria resulting in speechlessness.

anarthria

(ăn-är′thrē-ə)
n.
Loss of the motor ability that enables speech.

an·ar′thric (-thrĭk) adj.

anarthria

[anär′thrē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, a, arthron, not joint
a loss of control of the muscles of speech, resulting in the inability to articulate words. The condition is usually caused by damage to a central or peripheral motor nerve.

an·ar·thri·a

(an-ahrth'rē-ă)
Loss of the power of articulate speech.
See also: aphasia, alexia, dysarthria
[G. fr. an-anthos, without joints; (of sound) inarticulate]
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