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-phasia

noun combining form

Definition of -phasia

  1. :  speech disorder of a (specified) type <dysphasia>



Origin and Etymology of -phasia

New Latin, from Greek, speech, from phasis utterance, from phanai to speak, say — more at ban


Medical Dictionary

-phasia

noun combining form -pha·sia \ˈfā-zh(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of -phasia

plural

-phasias

also

-phasies

  1. :  speech disorder (of a specified type especially relating to the symbolic use of language) <dysphasia>



Variants of -phasia

also

-phasy

\fə-sē\

Learn More about -phasia

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of -phasia


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