rhinolalia clausa


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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.

rhi·no·la·li·a clau's·a

abnormal speech attributable to nasal or nasopharyngeal obstruction.

rhinolalia clausa

Rhinolalia caused by closure of the nasal passages.
See also: rhinolalia