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psellismus haesitans; ischonophonia, ischophonia
1. A speech disorder resulting rarely from chronic intoxication with inorganic mercury compounds.
Speech is affected with tremor of the tongue and lips and varies in severity from slurred or hesitant speech to unintelligibility.2. Jerking, hurried, unintelligible speech present as part of the tremor that accompanies mercury poisoning.