prelingual


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prelingual

(prē-lĭng′gwĭl) [″ + ″]
Occurring before the development and use of speech and language.
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The protagonist controls the lives of some villagers by the repeated telling of his story and by invoking his legendary status, which are enhanced by the supernatural account of his first appearance: ominous winds make prelingual sounds that evolve phonetically into the word "Bandarshah.
A prelingual child who is deaf and who uses a cochlear implant must learn to adjust and respond to auditory information that is now accessible through the implant so that a balanced relationship between the auditory and visual system can develop.
Here, Burning Man pulls double duty as a stand-in for art biennials, and Ikki's prelingual gesturing makes for a metaphoric caricature of the flutter of curators, collectors, gallerists, and critics at Documenta, Miami Basel, or Venice, trying to take it all in.
In autosomal recessive, the first locus DFNB1 (Cx26 gene) was identified in two Tunisian consanguineous families with bilateral profound prelingual hearing impairment (10).
While this uncanny phenomenon-the echo anticipates the sound-highlights the prelingual nature of the bond between mother and daughter, its physical impossibility also reveals the fragility of Mother and Daughter as a poetic project.
It is important to consider these findings and their relevance to individuals with prelingual severe-to-profound hearing loss who consider cochlear implantation in adulthood.
Art, as Lacan intuits of language, has no reason to exist as both the representation and what has been represented disappear in a return to the primordial womb, a prelingual intimacy that leaves only a dark mirror.
So, speech impairment and reduced speech intelligibility are expected consequences of prelingual hearing loss if early and substantive intervention does not occur (Hudgins & Numbers, 1942; Smith, 1975; Yoshinaga-Itano & Sedey, 1998).
Perceptual strategies in prelingual speech segmentation.
Prelingual deafness: high prevalence of a 30deIG mutation in the connexin 26 gene.