speech dyspraxia


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Related to speech dyspraxia: developmental apraxia of speech

speech dyspraxia

Audiology The partial inability to consistently pronounce words by a person with normal tone and coordination of speech muscles. See Speech pathology.
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speech dyspraxia

In people with normal muscle tone and speech muscle coordination, partial loss of the ability to pronounce words consistently, resulting from injury to the central nervous system or stroke.
See also: dyspraxia
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