Psellism
Psellism Psel"lism, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to stammer.] Indistinct pronunciation; stammering. [1913 Webster]

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  • psellism — /sel iz euhm/, n. Pathol. stuttering; stammering. [1790 1800; < Gk psellismós stammering, equiv. to psell(ízein) to stammer + ismos ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • psellism — SYN: stammering. [G. psellismos, a stammering] * * * n. a deficiency of articulation of speech, such as stammering. * * * psel·lism (selґiz əm) stuttering (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • psellism — (G). Stammering•psen (G). A fig insect …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • psellism — An indistinct pronounciation, such as produced by a lisp or by stammering …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • psellism —   n. defective pronunciation …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • psellism — /sel iz euhm/, n. Pathol. stuttering; stammering. [1790 1800; < Gk psellismós stammering, equiv. to psell(ízein) to stammer + ismos ISM] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Пселлизм (Psellism) — нечеткое произношение отдельных согласных звуков или замена их другими согласными звуками, как, например, при заикании. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • ПСЕЛЛИЗМ — (psellism) нечеткое произношение отдельных согласных звуков или замена их другими согласными звуками, как, например, при заикании …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • stammering — 1. A speech disorder characterized by hesitation and repetition of words, or by mispronunciation or transposition of certain consonants, especially l, r, and s. 2. Sounds other than speech, that are similar to s.. SYN: paralalia literalis,… …   Medical dictionary

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