lalo-, lallo-, lalio-, lal-, -lalia, -lalic +

(Greek: speech, babbling, chattering; abnormal or disordered forms of speech)

Nervous speech disorder.
laloneurosis (spasmodic)
Stuttering as a result of a central nervous-system disease.
lalopathology (s) (noun) (no pl)
A branch of medicine which deals with speech disorders: Sam read in his book about lalopathology which dealt with the malfunctioning, disturbances, or pathology of oral communication.
lalopathy (s) (noun), lalopathies (pl)
A rare term for any form of speech disorder: Lalopathy covers various defects of oral communication, including stuttering.
lalophilic (adjective), more lalophilic, most lalophilic
Referring to someone who has a fondness for talking: Jane's aunt was a lalophilic lady who rambled on about the weather, gardening, her children, etc. whenever there was someone around to listen to her!
1. A fondness for talking.
2. Loving the opportunity to speak.
lalophobic (noun), lalophobics (pl)
A person who accidentally says something which he or she didn't mean to say: Mr. Smithson's wife described her husband as being a lalophobic when he introduced her as being his sister!
A fear of saying the wrong thing.
Larry, this is Fattie; I mean, Hattie!

This picture illustrates a lalophobic who has a good reason to know that he has said the wrong thing about another person.

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A speech pathologist (a specialist who evaluates and treats people with communication and swallowing problems).
The inability to speak because of paralysis of speech muscles other than the tongue muscles.
A misspelling of lalorrhea.
1. An abnormal or excessive flow of words.
2. Excessive and rapid speech, seen in certain mental disorders; as in manic episodes of bipolar disorder and some cases of schizophrenia.
mogilalia, mogilalism
1. Any of various disorders of articulation, including stuttering or stammering. Also known as, molilalia.
2. Difficulty speaking during psychotherapy, due to resistance.
3. Any disturbance of speech; especially, the utterance of a vocal sound other than the one desired.
Stuttering, stammering, or any speech defect; mogilalia.
neolalia, neolalism
The use of neologisms in speech; especially, as seen in some psychiatric disorders.
Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "talk, speak, speech; words, language; tongue, etc.": cit-; clam-; dic-; fa-; -farious; glosso-; glotto-; linguo-; locu-; logo-; loqu-; mythico-; -ology; ora-; -phasia; -phemia; phon-; phras-; Quotes: Language,Part 1; Quotes: Language, Part 2; Quotes: Language, Part 3; serm-; tongue; voc-.