How does someone say this word?

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prosopagnosia
 

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pro-so-pag-nosia
 
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p-ros-opag-n-osia
 
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pag as in pagan? or pag like bag?
 
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Bio-Hazard said:
pag as in pagan? or pag like bag?
I'm not familiar with the word, but I usually fall back on my Latin lessons to pronounce unfamiliar scientific/medical terms, in which case it's likely the a in -pag- is pronounced as a short "ah" sound, as in "father.'
 
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No need to be ambiguous when demonstrating pronunciation.

proe-sow pahg-nohs-eeya

proe-sow-payg-nohs-eeya
 
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pro so peg no sia. I'm thinking it also depends on what country your from.
 
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Alright, good enough. Thank you all.
 
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Poncho said:
p-ros-opag-n-osia
pr-osop-a-gno-s-eeeee-ahhhhh.
 

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