Paraphasia is a feature of aphasia in which one loses the ability of speaking correctly, substitutes one word for another, and changes words and sentences in an inappropriate way. It often develops after a stroke or brain injury. The patient`s speech is fluent but is error-prone, e.g. `treen` inste...
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A lexical selection error during conversational speech [compare paralexia]. The production of one word when another is meant. Occurs as two sub-types, namely semantic paraphasia and phonemic paraphasia. [Compare neologism.]
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A form of aphasia in which a person has lost the ability to speak correctly, substituting one word for another, and jumbling words and sentences unintelligibly. ... Synonym: jargon, paragrammatism, paraphrasia, pseudoagrammatism. ... Origin: para-+ G. Phasis, speech ... Thematic paraphasia, incohere...
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(par″ә-fa´zhә) partial aphasia in which the patient uses wrong words, or uses words in wrong and senseless combinations. Called also paragrammatism, paraphemia, and paraphrasia.
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paraphasia 1. A form of aphasia in which a person has lost the ability to speak correctly, by substituting one word for another, and jumbling words and sentences in an unintelligible way. 2. A speech disorder of neurological origin in which the speaker's words are jumbled unintelligibly.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: par′ă-fā′zē-ă Definitions: 1. A form of aphasia in which a person has lost the ability to speak correctly, substituting one word for another and jumbling words and sentences unintelligibly. Synonyms: paragrammatism, paraphrasia, pseudoagramma...
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