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dysarthria (s) (noun), dysarthrias (pl)
1. Difficult and defective speech that is caused by the impairment of the tongue or other muscles essential to speaking while mental function is still intact.
2. The inability to talk even when there is no defect in the ability to understand and, if literate, to read or to write.
3. Difficulty in articulation; partial impairment of articulatory speech because of a problem in the central nervous system.
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