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stammering

 [stam´er-ing]
a speech disorder characterized by involuntary pauses in speaking, often with repetition of sounds; see also stuttering.
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stam·mer·ing

(stam'ĕr-ing),
1. A speech disorder characterized by hesitation and repetition of words, or by mispronunciation or transposition of certain consonants, especially l, r, and s.
2. Sounds other than speech that are similar to stammering.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

stam·mer·ing

(stam'ĕr-ing)
1. A speech disorder characterized by hesitation and repetition of words, or by mispronunciation or transposition of certain consonants, especially l, r, and s.
2. Sounds other than speech that are similar to stammering.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

stut·ter·ing

(stŭt'ĕr-ing)
A phonatory or articulatory disorder, characteristically beginning in childhood, with intense anxiety about the efficiency of oral communications, and characterized by dysfluency.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012