parasigmatism


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lisping

 [lisp´ing]
faulty enunciation of s and z sounds; called also parasigmatism.
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lisp·ing

(lisp'ing),
Mispronunciation of the sibilants s and z.
Synonym(s): parasigmatism, sigmatism
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parasigmatism

(par?a-sig'ma-tizm) [? + sigma, Gr. letter S, + -ismos, condition] Inability to pronounce “s” correctly; lisping.
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