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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.
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abnormal speech attributable to nasal or nasopharyngeal obstruction.
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Rhinolalia caused by closure of the nasal passages.
See also: rhinolalia
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