- cerebellar speech
- speech seen with cerebellar lesions, varying from jerky or scanning to explosive. See also scanning s. and explosive s.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
speech disorder — n. any conspicuous speech imperfection, or variation from accepted speech patterns, caused either by a physical defect in the speech organs or by a mental disorder, as aphasia, stuttering, etc. * * * ▪ medicine Introduction any of the… … Universalium
Speech production — Human vocal apparatus used to produce speech Speech production is the process by which spoken words are selected to be produced, have their phonetics formulated and then finally are articulated by the motor system in the vocal apparatus. Speech… … Wikipedia
speech — Talk; the use of the voice in conveying ideas. [A.S. spaec] alaryngeal s. a form of s. achieved after laryngectomy by using either an external vibratory source or the pharyngoesophageal segment as an internal vibratory source. see also esophageal … Medical dictionary
explosive speech — speech uttered with more force than necessary; see also cerebellar s … Medical dictionary
scanning speech — noun : speech characterized by regularly recurring pauses between words or syllables * * * scanning speech noun (medicine) A speech disorder caused by cerebellar disease in which syllables are improperly separated and given equal stress • • •… … Useful english dictionary
hereditary cerebellar ataxia — noun nervous disorder of late childhood and early adulthood; characterized by ataxic gait and hesitating or explosive speech and nystagmus • Hypernyms: ↑ataxia, ↑ataxy, ↑dyssynergia, ↑motor ataxia … Useful english dictionary
Dysarthria — Speech that is characteristically slurred, slow, and difficult to produce (difficult to understand). The person with dysarthria may also have problems controlling the pitch, loudness, rhythm, and voice qualities of their speech. Dysarthria is a… … Medical dictionary
nervous system disease — Introduction any of the diseases or disorders that affect the functioning of the human nervous system (nervous system, human). Everything that humans sense, consider, and effect and all the unlearned reflexes of the body depend on the… … Universalium
nervous system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction system that conducts stimuli from sensory receptors to the brain and spinal cord and that conducts impulses back to other parts of the body. As with other higher vertebrates, the human nervous system has two main… … Universalium
syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… … Medical dictionary