TITLE

stuttering

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2093
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "stuttering" is presented. It refers to the condition of disruption in the fluency of speech in which affected persons repeat letters or syllables, pause or hesitate abnormally, or fragment words when attempting to speak. The symptoms are exaggerated during times of stress, and may also be worsened by some medications, some strokes, or other diseases and conditions.
ACCESSION #
21247006

 

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