dysarthric, adj.
/dis ahr"three euh/, n. Pathol.
any of certain disorders of articulation, as stammering or stuttering, caused by a nerve defect.
[1875-80; < NL, equiv. to dys- DYS- + Gk árthr(on) joint + -ia -IA]

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