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aphasia

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aphasia

noun apha·sia \ə-ˈfā-zh(ē-)ə\

Definition of APHASIA

:  loss or impairment of the power to use or comprehend words usually resulting from brain damage
apha·sic \-zik\ noun or adjective

Origin of APHASIA

New Latin, from Greek, from a- + -phasia
First Known Use: 1864

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aphasia

noun apha·sia \ə-ˈfā-zh(ē-)ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of APHASIA

:  loss or impairment of the power to use or comprehend words usually resulting from brain damage—see motor aphasia; compare amusia, anarthria

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