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

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

laloneurosis (spasmodic)
Stuttering as a result of a central nervous-system disease.
laloneurosis
Nervous speech disorder.
lalopathology
1. The medical area concerned with speech pathology.
2. A branch of medicine which deals with speech disorders.
lalopathy
Any form of speech disorder.
lalophilic
1. Anyone who has a fondness for talking.
2. A person who loves to talk whenever possible.
lalophilly
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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lalophomiatrist
A speech pathologist (a specialist who evaluates and treats people with communication and swallowing problems).
laloplegia
The inability to speak because of paralysis of speech muscles other than the tongue muscles.
laloplegic
lalorhea
A misspelling of lalorrhea.
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.
molilalia
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-.