Strictly speaking, a less than total aphasia, but in practice a simple synonym for aphasia. [See NB2 above.]
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Difficulty in understanding or using spoken or written language due to brain damage
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Difficulty in understanding language and in self-expression.
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Partial inability to speak.
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Dysphasia: One in a group of speech disorders in which there is impairment of the power of expression by speech, writing, or signs, or impairment of the power of comprehension of spoken or written language. More severe forms of dysphasia are called aphasia. From dys- meaning difficult, painful, bad,...
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Language disorder. Inability to speak words which one has in mind or to think of correct words, or inability to understand spoken or written words. Symptom common to tumours of the dominant cerebral hemisphere, particularly the frontal, temporal and parietal lobes. ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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noun an impairment of language (especially speech production) that is usually due to brain damage
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(dis-fa´zhә) impairment of speech consisting in lack of coordination and failure to arrange words in their proper order; due to a central lesion; see also aphasia. Called also dysphrasia.
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dysphasia 1. Impairment of, or incoherent, speech resulting from a brain lesion. 2. Defective use or understanding of language caused by brain damage. 3. Difficulty in speaking and understanding spoken or written language, caused by a brain injury or a disease.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: dis-fā′zē-ă Definitions: 1. Impairment in the production of speech and failure to arrange words in an understandable way; caused by an acquired lesion of the brain. Synonyms: dysphrasia
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Difficulty in speaking or understanding speech.
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