Logopedics



[law-guh-pee-diks, log-uh-] /ˌlɔ gəˈpi dɪks, ˌlɒg ə-/

noun, (used with a singular verb) Medicine/Medical.
1.
the study and treatment of speech defects.

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    [law-guh-fahyl, log-uh-] /ˈlɔ gəˌfaɪl, ˈlɒg ə-/ noun 1. a lover of words. noun a word lover or word buff Word Origin Greek logos ‘speech’ + -phile ‘friend, lover’ Usage Note formal

  • Logophobia

    [law-guh-foh-bee-uh, log-uh-] /ˌlɔ gəˈfoʊ bi ə, ˌlɒg ə-/ noun 1. an obsessive fear of words. noun a fear of words, talking a fear of words Word Origin Greek logos ‘word’



  • Logoplegia

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  • Logorrhea

    [law-guh-ree-uh, log-uh-] /ˌlɔ gəˈri ə, ˌlɒg ə-/ noun 1. pathologically incoherent, repetitious speech. 2. incessant or compulsive talkativeness; wearisome volubility. n. 1878, from logos + ending from diarrhea. logorrhea log·or·rhe·a (lŏg’ə-rē’ə) n. Excessive use of words.



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