betacism


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betacism

 [ba´tah-sizm]
excessive use of the b sound in speaking.
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be·ta·cism

(bā'tă-sizm),
A defect in speech in which the sound of b is given to other consonants.
[G. bēta, the second letter of the alphabet]
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be·ta·cism

(bā'tă-sizm)
A defect in speech in which the sound of b is given to other consonants.
[G. bēta, the second letter of the alphabet]
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betacism

(bā′tă-sĭzm) [Gr. beta, the letter b, + -ismos, condition]
Speech in which other letters of the alphabet are inappropriately pronounced like the letter b.
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