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[dis-ahr-three-uh] /dɪsˈɑr θri ə/

noun, Pathology.
any of certain disorders of articulation, as stammering or stuttering, caused by a nerve defect.
imperfect articulation of speech caused by damage to the nervous system

dysarthria dys·ar·thri·a (dĭs-är’thrē-ə)
Difficulty in articulating words due to emotional stress or to paralysis, incoordination, or spasticity of the muscles used in speaking.
dys·ar’thric adj.


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