rhinolalia


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rhinolalia

 [ri″no-la´le-ah]
a nasal quality of speech from some disease or defect of the nasal passages; called also rhinophonia.
rhinolalia aper´ta hypernasality.
rhinolalia clau´sa hyponasality.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

rhi·no·la·li·a

(rī'nō-lā'lē-ă),
Nasalized speech.
Synonym(s): rhinism, rhinophonia
[rhino- + G. lalia, talking]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

rhi·no·la·li·a

(rī'nō-lā'lē-ă)
Nasalized speech.
Synonym(s): rhinophonia.
[rhino- + G. lalia, talking]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

rhi·no·la·li·a

(rī'nō-lālē-ă)
Nasalized speech.
[rhino- + G. lalia, talking]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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