Definition of alalia in English:

alalia

noun

Medicine
rare
  • Inability to speak normally; loss of the ability to speak, especially as a result of damage to certain areas of the brain.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Eclectic Review. From post-classical Latin alalia from a- + ancient Greek λαλία speech.

Pronunciation

alalia

/əˈleɪlɪə//əˈlalɪə/