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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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Nasalized speech.
Synonym(s): rhinism, rhinophonia
[rhino- + G. lalia, talking]
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Nasalized speech.
Synonym(s): rhinophonia.
[rhino- + G. lalia, talking]
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