noun. With regard to language, short for minimal terminable unit. T-units are the shortest grammatically whole units into which a sequence of penned or spoken language can be divided.

T-UNIT: "T-Units are a vital component of one's job as a speech and language pathologist."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "T-UNIT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/t-unit/ (accessed September 17, 2021).