spastic dysarthria

(redirected from rigid dysarthria)

spas·tic dys·ar·thri·a

dysarthria caused by lesions along the corticobulbar tracts.
Synonym(s): rigid dysarthria
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spas·tic dys·ar·thri·a

(spas'tik dis-ahr'thrē-ă)
Disturbance associated with upper motor neuron disorders causing excess tone and limited range in muscle movements, characterized by imprecise consonants, monotony of pitch and reduced stress, and a labored voice quality.
See also: pseudobulbar palsy
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