Speech-pathology



noun
1.
the scientific study and treatment of defects, disorders, and malfunctions of speech and voice, as stuttering, lisping, or lalling, and of language disturbances, as aphasia or delayed language acquisition.

speech pathology n.
The science concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of functional and organic speech defects and disorders.

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  • Speechread

    verb (used with or without object), speechread [speech-red] /ˈspitʃˌrɛd/ (Show IPA), speechreading [speech-ree-ding] /ˈspitʃˌri dɪŋ/ (Show IPA) 1. to comprehend by speechreading.

  • Speechreading

    [speech-ree-ding] /ˈspitʃˌri dɪŋ/ noun 1. the act or process of determining the intended meaning of a speaker by utilizing all visual clues accompanying speech attempts, as lip movements, facial expressions, and bodily gestures, used especially by people with impaired hearing. verb (used with or without object), speechread [speech-red] /ˈspitʃˌrɛd/ (Show IPA), speechreading [speech-ree-ding] /ˈspitʃˌri dɪŋ/ […]



  • Speech-reading

    [speech-ree-ding] /ˈspitʃˌri dɪŋ/ noun 1. the act or process of determining the intended meaning of a speaker by utilizing all visual clues accompanying speech attempts, as lip movements, facial expressions, and bodily gestures, used especially by people with impaired hearing. verb (used with or without object), speechread [speech-red] /ˈspitʃˌrɛd/ (Show IPA), speechreading [speech-ree-ding] /ˈspitʃˌri dɪŋ/ […]

  • Speech-recognition

    noun 1. Computers. the computerized analysis of spoken words in order to identify the speaker, as in security systems, or to respond to voiced commands: the analysis is performed by finding patterns in the spectrum of the incoming sound and comparing them with stored patterns of elements of sound, as phones, or of complete words. […]



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